Our Gathering looked back at the week’s news, and cast an eye over the latest developments in Greece, and how they got to this point, the one-parent family payment is being cut from next Thursday, Europe’s migrant crisis boiled over in Calais, but can this long-running problem be solved? and shocking revelations from the historical abuse inquiry about authorities’ failure to protect children from Brendan Smyth.
So plenty to be going on with, and Keeling was joined by Renua Leader, Lucinda Creighton, Brian Hayes, Fine Gael MEP for Dublin, Michael Taft of the Unite trade union and Hugh O’Connell, political editor at TheJournal.ie.
Read More: Anger over Enda Kenny’s lone-parent allowance remarks, Fiachra O'Cionnath, Irish Examiner, 24th June 2015
Read More: Fintan O’Toole: Poorest will be hardest hit by lone-parent cut, Fintan O'Toole, The Irish Times, 23rd June 2015
John Litchfield joined Keelin on the line with the latest from France where a man has been decapitated by an attacker carrying an Islamist flag at a gas factory near Grenoble, France, several others injured.