This Week (RTE)
The new Workplace Relations Commission08/23/15
We debate the issues about the new Workplace Relations Commission.
The British Labour Party’s leadership race
Financial Times Political Editor George Parker discusses the British Labour Party leadership election.
A Kurdish singer stands up against Islamic State
We speak to the Kurdish singer and political activist Helly Luv, who says she won't be intimidated into silence by the so-called Islamic State.
The custody battle for the Corbett children
Following the killing of Limerick man Jason Corbett in North Carolina, the lawyer representing his wife Molly Martens claims the legal battle for custody of his children is not over yet.
Interview with Minister Simon Coveney
Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney discusses farm prices, Irish Water and the political challenges facing the Government.
Questions about the killing of Kevin McGuigan
Our Northern Editor Tommie Gorman speaks to the PSNI Chief Constable George Hamilton about the killing of Kevin McGuigan.
Syriza's stance on the Greek bailout deal
Syriza MEP Stelios Kouloglou discusses the Greek bailout deal.
How healthy is the Irish language in the Gaeltacht areas?
Diarmaid Fleming gets the views from Connemara, and we speak to Minister for the Gaeltacht Joe McHugh.
Discussion on the Church assets fund relocation and Irish...
Our Religious and Social Affairs Correspondent Joe Little speaks to New York’s Cardinal Timothy Dolan about why he moved $57m of Church assets into a special fund and out of the reach of victims, and about his more recent mission to examine standards...
Transport Minister discusses traffic plans and political...
Transport Minister Paschal Donohoe discusses Dublin’s traffic plans and the political challenges facing the Government.
Analysis of the disability sector’s capital funding cost
Following damning HIQA reports into the state of care centres for the intellectually disabled, John Burke reports on the cost of putting it right and we speak to John Dolan of the Disability Federation of Ireland and confidential recipient Leigh Gath.
Frank Flannery discusses Dáil privilege
We speak to former Fine Gael strategist and director of elections Frank Flannery about his opinions about the use and potential abuse of parliamentary privilege.
The latest on the Poolbeg incinerator saga
Our reporter John Burke discusses how Dublin City Council dropped their appeal against a heavily critical High Court judgement linked to the controversial Poolbeg incinerator, after spending €2m over five years.
Minister Alex White on climate, media and water
Communications Minister Alex White discusses climate policy, media and the ongoing Irish Water crisis.
Is there a strong leadership here to tackle climate change?
NUI Maynooth’s Professor John Sweeney, who is a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, discusses whether there is strong leadership here to reduce emissions and to tackle climate change.
A report on school patronage; three years on
Three years after a major report on school patronage, the report’s original author Professor John Coolahan and chairperson of the Catholic Schools Partnership Fr Michael Drumm discuss why so few Catholic schools have been divested to cater for...
Doping in Cycling
We spoke to Athletic Irelands John Foley about claims in todays Sunday Times about widespread doping in the sport.
We debate what the Government should prioritise in Octobers budget with IBEC's Danny McCoy and Dr. Micheal Collins of the Nevin Economic Research Institute
Lucinda Creighton discusses controversial service level...
We spoke to Renua leader Lucinda Creighton about the controversial service level agreements in Irish Water which tied the new utility into using local authority staff until the year 2026
Irish Water Report
Our reporter John Burke examined Irish Water's controversial agreement with local authority management- which tied the utility into a 12 year deal
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