This Week (RTE)
How expensive will water become?10/26/14
Ray Earle of the International Water Association discusses if there is a risk of water becoming more expensive.
Sinn Féin’s reaction to the handling of sexual abusers
Sinn Féin councillor Eoin O’Broin gives his reaction to the Taoiseach’s reference to sexual abusers being 'moved' to the Republic of Ireland.
Is fear stopping women from reporting crime?
Director of Foyle Women's Aid, Marie Brown, speaks to us from Derry about how fear still plays a big part in women not going forward to the police.
Minister Simon Harris discusses the stress test results
Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Simon Harris, gives us his view on how the stress tests results will affect the Government and the taxpayer.
Analysis of the ECB stress test results
Reuters’ European Banking Correspondent, Laura Noonan, discusses the impact of the results of the ECB stress tests on Irish banks, and we hear from Permanent TSB chief executive Jeremy Masding.
Shortfall in language skills
Pól O Dochartaigh, Deputy President of NUIG, gives his reaction to the shortfall in language skills among Irish workers – as pointed out by business leaders in recent weeks.
Breaking the deadlock in Northern Ireland
We speak to the Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan ahead of talks taking place this Wednesday, which aims to resolve some of the issues preventing effective power-sharing in Northern Ireland.
Sinn Féin responds to Maíria Cahill’s allegations
Sinn Féin’s finance spokesperson Pearse Doherty responds to the allegations made by Maíria Cahill.
Fianna Fáil’s electoral struggles
Following the party’s failure to secure seats in the recent by-election, we speak to its leader Micheal Martin. He also gives his reaction to Irish Water bonuses and the questions for Sinn Féin following claims made by Maíria Cahill.
Post-budget analysis and Irish Water
Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation Richard Bruton gives his reaction to details of bonus payments in Irish Water, and also discusses the fall-out from last week’s budget.
Bonus payments to Irish Water and Ervia
RTÉ’s John Burke gives details on performance awards structure in Irish Water.
Analysis of the situation in Kobani
Jake Hess discusses the relations between the US and Kurdish forces in the fight against ISIS in Kobani.
The conflict between privacy and mass surveillance
The lawyer for whistleblower Edward Snowden, Ben Wizner, discusses privacy, security, mass surveillance, and if counter terrorism does counter terrorism.
Concerns over the nomination process to the BAI and the RTÉ Board
Chairman of the Oireachteas Committee on Communications Deputy John O’Mahony (FG) discusses the concerns raised over the openness and transparency of their nomination process of candidates to the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland and the Governing...
Analysis of the by-elections and Seanad seat outcome
Political parties react to the results and impact of the Dáil by-elections and the Seanad seat, and we speak to political analyst Noel Whelan and The Irish Times political correspondent Harry McGee.
Ongoing battle against Ebola
Following the first outbreak of the disease in the United States, we speak to Dominic MacSorley, the Chief Executive of Concern Worldwide who is in Liberia.
Presidential election in Brazil
Foreign correspondent Alex Hijmans reports on the latest in the presidential election in Brazil.
Our treatment of asylum seekers
We speak to Bishop John McAreavey who says that Ireland needs to change its approach to asylum seekers.
Remebering Alan Henning
We speak to Louise Woodward-Styles who organised a candlelit vigil for Alan Henning, who was killed by Islamic State militants this week.
Latest on the Seanad by-election controversey
RTÉ's John Burke reports on why the chairperson of the FG Women's Group formally resigned from the party. We speak to FG MEP Brian Hayes, and get political analysis from journalists' Mary Regan and Pat Leahy.
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