This Week (RTE)
The fight against ISIS09/14/14
In the wake of another westerner killed by ISIS, we speak to former US Ambassador to Iraq Robert Ford, on the challenges of using military force in Syria.
Scottish Independence - yay or nay?
What will happen in the wake of the Scottish Referendum? We speak to Alex Massie, journalist with The Spectator.
Direct provision system for asylum seekers in Portlaoise
We speak to Monsignor John Byrne, parish priest in Portlaoise, who is protesting against the direct provision system for asylum seekers.
Remembering Dr. Ian Paisley
Colm Ó Mongáin looks back on the career of Ian Paisley. RTÉ's Northern Editor Tommie Gorman assesses on whether his successors will live up to his legacy as a deal-maker.
Ireland's IMF debt deal
What does the deal on Ireland's IMF debt mean for next month's budget? Minister of State for Finance Simon Harris is live in studio.
More penalty points allegations
Garda whistleblower Maurice McCabe has alleged that the practice of gardaí cancelling penalty points continues. John Burke reports.
RTÉ's Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports the latest on the missing of 15-year-old Sait Canbullu
The US struggle for a strategy on ISIS
Lt Colonel Douglas Ollivant of the New American Foundation on the US struggle for a strategy on ISIS.
Statistics on fighters travelling to Iraq and Syria
EU Counter-terrorism Co-ordinator Gilles De Kerchove discusses the statistics on those travelling to fight in Iraq and Syria.
Róisín Shortall reacts to “unworkable” plans
Former Junior Minister at the Department of Health Róisín Shortall reacts to the news that department officals considered James Reilly’s plans for a new model of health service “unworkable”.
Micheál Martin reacts to Phil Hogan’s unclear answer
Fianna Fáil’s Micheál Martin on Phil Hogan’s knowledge of Irish Water’s full spending plans.
Analysis of Irish Water’s spending plans
RTÉ's John Burke looks at former Minister for the Environment Phil Hogan’s awareness of Irish Water’s full spending plans.
Children’s Ombudsman to become Chief Commissioner of Human Rights and...
In her final weeks as Children's Ombudsman, Emily Logan tells us what Ireland still needs to do for its youngest citizens.
Analysis of our Redundancy Payments Scheme
RTÉ’s John Burke and Fianna Fáil's Sean Fleming discuss the unpublished internal report that criticises the Department of Social Protection’s failure to recover millions of euro as part of the State’s Redundancy and Insolvency Payments Scheme.
20th Anniversary of the IRA Ceasefire
20 years on from the Provisional IRA ceasefire, Sinn Féin’s Martin McGuinness speaks to us from Derry.
Stand-off on the Golan Heights
Aymenn Al-Tamimi offers an expert view of the militant groups on what the UN peacekeepers are facing on the Golan Heights.
The latest from Ukraine
Head of Chatham House's Russia and Eurasia Programme, James Nixey, and Voice of Russia journalist Dmitri Babich discuss how far Europe and America are willing to go for Ukraine.
Spending free money for a global recovery
We speak to author Eric Lonergan who says that the most effective way of stimulating the global economy is to make cash transfers to households and let them spend it as they wish.
Hamas executions after ceasefire
Hamdi Shakkour, Deputy Director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza condemns the judicial killings following the collapse of the latest ceasefire.
Ongoing battles in the Middle East
The fight against militants of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria; Independent Diplomat’s Reza Afshar, former head of the Syria desk at the British Foreign Office assesses. We also speak to journalist Patrick Cockburn.
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