This week Turkey launched a series of air and ground attacks against Kurdish forces in north-east Syria. Joining Marian for an update from the Turkey/Syria border Orla Guerin and joining the panel to discuss it further Colonel Colm Doyle.
This mornings newspaper panel Dermot Ahern,Former Minister and Columnist for The Daily Mail, Prof. Niamh Hourigan,Vice President Mary Immaculate College Limerick, Suzanne Kelly,Tax Lawyer, Kevin Doyle,Group Political Editor INM and Stephen McNamara, Communications Director with IRFU
The National Portrait Award was won by a photographer earlier this week. Marian was joined in studio by Ciara O’Brien,Technology Journalist with the Irish Times to talk about smartphone cameras and taking the perfect picture.
Following Facebook's ban of an advert for the new book Glenstal Abbey- Through the season which includes paintings featuring nudity. Former Abbot at Glenstal, Mark Patrick Hederman joined Marian in studio.
Marian was joined on the line by Aaron McNicholas, freelance journalist in Hong Kong and Dr Peter Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Modern Chinese History at Trinity College Dublin for an update on Hong Kong and a perspective of the Chinese.
Lucinda Creighton, CEO Vulcan Consulting & Former Minister for European Affairs, Mary Whelan,Former Ambassador to Austria,Netherlands & International organizations in Geneva, David McWilliams founder of Kilkenomics economics festival, Mary Minihan Assistant news editor The Irish Times,Donnacha Ó Beacháin, Professor in International Relations, DCU