This Week (RTE)
ISIS in Iraq and Syria05/24/15
With the fall of Palmyra in Syria and Ramadi in Iraq to Islamic State forces, Colm Ó Mongáin interviews retired Col Peter Mansoor, a veteran of the US counter-offensive against Al Qaeda in Iraq.
The ongoing issue of wind energy in Ireland
John Burke has exclusive details of proposed new windfarm guidelines.
Analysis of the referendums and by-election
DCU lecturer Eoin O’Malley and our political reporter Micheál Lehane discuss the referendums.
Reaction to the referendum and Carlow-Kilkenny by-election...
Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin and Renua Ireland leader Lucinda Creighton give their reactions to the results of the referendum and the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election.
Reaction from the No campaigners
We hear from Dr John Murray, a lecturer at Mater Dei Institute and a board member of the Iona Institute, who was in favour of a No vote for the same-sex marriage referendum.
Reaction from the Yes campaigners
We speak to Labour TD Eamon Gilmore, who proposed to hold the same-sex marriage referendum, and Minister Simon Coveney, who was the referendum’s Fine Gael director of elections.
Ireland votes for same-sex marriage
Our reporter Mark O Flynn speaks to people who voted Yes in yesterday’s same-sex marriage referendum for very personal reasons.
Rehabilitation for Danes in Syria and Iraq
Richard Crowley speaks to Allan Aarslev head of the Rehabilitation Programme offered to Danes on their return to Denmark from Syria and Iraq.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev sentenced to death
Following the death penalty handed down to the man found guilty of the Boston Marathon bombing. Robert Qunham of the Death Penalty Information Centre spoke to Fran McNulty
Death sentence for Egyptian Muslim leaders
Former president Mohammed Morsi and other senior musim leaders were sentenced to death in a court in Egypt this weekend. Richard Crowley spoke to Kimberly Adams a journalist based in Cairo.
Referendum Marriage Debate
Alex White Dublin south Labour TD and Minister for Communications Energy and Natural resources and David Quinn who heads the Iona Institute joins us in studio to debate the upcoming Marriage Referendum
Minister Varadkar discusses HIQA watchdog report
Richard Crowley spoke to Health Minister Leo Varadkar following the damning report of the health watchdog HIQA into maternity services at the Midlands Hospital Portlaoise and ongoing examinations of baby deaths at Portiuncula and Cavan hospitals
Views on same sex marriage
Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin outlines why he believes civil partnership is not enough for gay couples but marriage is a step too far, and Noel Whelan, Irish Times columnist and Yes Equality campaigner, outlines why he thinks equality of...
Nine year wait for report on care home death continues
John Burke reports on the delays of the publication of the report into the death of 75-year-old Hannah Comber at a north Cork hospital in June 2006.
Analysis of the new UK Government
Tommie Gorman, Northern Editor, analyses why the new UK Government's happiest days might already be behind it.
What will happen if Britain exits the EU?
David McAllister, German MEP, Andreas Esche, analyst with the think-tank Bertelsmann Stiftung, and Lord Martin Callanan, British Conservative MEP, discuss what will happen if Britain exits the European Union.
HIQA report finds Portlaoise Hospital is not equipped for...
HSE Director General Tony O'Brien discusses the verdict of HIQA’s 200 page report on Portlaoise Hospital.
As we enter the last few days of the campaign, journalist Alex Massie discusses the UK elections and runs through the numbers and possible permutations.
Central African Republic Report
French authorities have admitted they are investigating a report into allegations of sexual abuse of young boys in the Central African Republic by a number of French soldiers serving as peacekeepers. We talk to Paula Donovan of Aids Free World
Valerie Amos the UN Under Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs surveyed the disaster zone by helicopter on Friday and spoke to us on what she had seen.
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