This Week (RTE)
Islamic State extremists in Iraq04/19/15
The University of Maryland's Phillip Smyth is an expert on Shi'ite groups in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq. We've been getting his view on concerns about the atrocities by the Shia militias retaken from IS.
The UK Election
Journalist Alex Massie analyses the UK General Election campaign so far.
Waiting lists for services for autistic children
Our reporter Cian McCormack meets with some of the families with autistic children about life on the waiting list.
Tánaiste Joan Burton is live in studio discussing pay restoration, mortgage distress and the marriage referendum.
Mediterranean Migrant Tragedy
As hundred are missing, feared drowned, we talk to the International Organisation for Migration's Leonard Doyle about this disaster and journalist Mary Fitzgerald speaks to us about why migrants are using Libya as the main gateway to cross the...
Alleged abuse of clients human rights in care homes
The Health Information and Quality Authority say that its inspectors of residential care facilities for people with intellectual disabilities find that clients of services were being treated in a way that breached their human rights. We speak to Paddy...
What next for Dunnes Stores workers?
Over a week after a one-day nationwide strike, Cian McCormack speaks to two Dunnes Stores workers. John Douglas from Mandate Trade Union joins us in studio
The rollout of free GP care scheme for under 6's
We speak to Dr Andy Jordan, NAGP who rejects the scheme; and Dr Ray Walley who is for it
Full Interview: Iran's nuclear programme deal
Hear the full interview with former Iranian nuclear spokesman, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, here.
The latest from Syria
Vitit Muntarbhorn, of the UN's Independent International Commission of Inquiry on the Syrian Arab Republic, discusses the atrocities in Syria.
Iran’s nuclear programme deal
Iran’s former nuclear spokesman, Seyed Hossein Mousavian, and former Director of Israel’s intelligence service Mossad, Efraim Halevy, discuss Iran’s nuclear programme deal.
The effects of the standard variable mortgage rates
Our reporter Cian McCormack hears from bank customers affected by the standard variable mortgage rates debate.
Protecting the vulnerable children
Cases before the courts show Ireland's inability to care for some of its vulnerable young people. Barnardos’ June Tinsley and Senator Jillian van Turnhout discuss what needs to change.
The aftermath of the terror attack in Kenya
Journalist Hannah McNeice speaks to us from Nairobi on the fallout from the Al-Shabaab attack on Garissa University.
Sierra Leone in lockdown over Ebola
On the last of a three-day curfew in west African coutnries to keep the outbreak of Ebola under control, we speak to Fiona McLysaght - Concern's country director in Sierra Leone
TTIP - who will gain from it?
We speak to EU's Trade Commissioner, Cecelia Malmstrom; Eddie Downey, IFA President; Pat Ivory, Director of TRADE Affairs at IBEC; Tom Healy, Director of the Nevin Economic Research Institute
Govt task force considering garda access to PPS numbers
RTÉ's John Burke reports on an interdepartmental group considering giving unprecedented access to gardaí of PPS numbers of more than two million road users
Jobs loses due to govt drugs pricing policy
The pharmaceutical industry claims that 500 jobs have been lost in the last five years due to the government's drugs pricing policy. We speak to Oliver O'Connor of the Irish Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Association
What do Israel's election results mean for relations with...
Aaron David Miller of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington speaks to us about the heightened tensions between Jerusalem and Washington.
Growth of the Islamic State
Aymenn Al Tamimi is an expert on militant Islamicist groups with the Middle East Forum and has been telling us about the growth of the IS franchise following the recent suicide bomb attacks in Yemen.
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