This Week (RTE)
Simon McKeever Chief Executive of the Irish Exporters Association joins us in studio to discuss tyhe potential impact of the slowdown in the Chinese economy.
The journalist and doctor who exposed the controversial decisions taken at one New Orleans hospital to prematurely terminate patients lives after Hurricane Katrina
THe HSE is investigating practices at the country's largest chain of pharmacies aimed at maximising the revenue it can generate for filling prescriptions under the General Medical Card Scheme. We speak tp Darragh O Loughlin secretary of the Irish...
Eamon Meehan, Executive Director of Trocaire joins us and we speak to Dara Murphy, Minister of State with responsibility for European Affairs to assess Ireland's response to immigration.
Charlie Flanagan speaks to Tommie Gorman
Foreign Affairs Minister Charlie Flanagan addresses the questions over the continued role of the Provisional IRA.
John Burke reports on the case of two Garda whistleblowers who raised serious concerns over alleged malpractice within the force.
The new Workplace Relations Commission
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.
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