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This Week is the main RTÉ News programme on Sunday.

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This Week is the main RTÉ News programme on Sunday.

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Episodes

Returning To Work During A Pandemic

5/17/2020
Eddie Keane, a lecturer in Employment Law at the University of Limerick joins the programme to discuss obligations and actions that must be remembered by both employers and workers as the country attempts to safely get back to work from tomorrow.

Duration:00:04:41

Is Nature Healing?

5/17/2020
Justin McCarthy speaks to people who work close to nature to find out how the pandemic is affecting it as people stay at home and there is much less human activity.

Duration:00:06:45

Financial Impact Of Covid-19

5/17/2020
Fianna Fáil's Spokesperson on Finance Michael McGrath speaks to Justin McCarthy in relation to financial decisions that will have to be made over Covid-19 and the implications the virus has had on the country’s economy.

Duration:00:08:34

High Risks In Meat Processing Plants

5/17/2020
Agriculture Correspondent Fran McNulty has the latest in relation to high levels of coronavirus infections in meat processing plants around the country and Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed speaks to David McCullagh in relation to measures that are being implemented to combat the spread of the disease.

Duration:00:12:46

Transport In The Age Of Covid-19

5/17/2020
Carole Coleman speaks with people who use and work in public transport with passenger numbers set to soar tomorrow as the country begins to return to work. Minister for Transport Shane Ross also joins the programme to discuss how the Government plan to deal with public concerns over this and also the issue of driver testing during the pandemic.

Duration:00:19:08

Remembering Little Richard

5/10/2020
We hear from Stuart Clarke of Hotpress following the death of Rock n’ Roll Legend Richard Wayne Penniman - better known as ‘Little Richard’ at the age of 8 7.

Duration:00:02:33

Direct Provision And Covid-19

5/10/2020
Carole Coleman speaks to Nick Henderson, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council and asylum seekers as cases in Direct Provision Centres around the country continue to rise.

Duration:00:07:48

Pubs Target June Reopening

5/10/2020
Chief Executive of the Licensed Vintners Association Donall O'Keeffe joins the programme to discuss how pubs aim to open in late June, which the HSE’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Tony Holohan has said he can’t envisage.

Duration:00:04:10

Business As Usual?

5/10/2020
Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation Heather Humphreys speaks to Justin McCarthy about the Government’s ‘Return To Work Safely’ plan as workplaces look to reopen and adapt to the new normal of Covid-19.

Duration:00:08:04

Childcare In A Time Of Social Distancing

5/10/2020
Carole Coleman explores how childcare providers will attempt to open their doors later this summer and finds out the anxieties both they and parents have about the process ahead.

Duration:00:08:57

Fallout From Leaving Certificate Cancellation

5/10/2020
President of the ASTI Deirdre Mac Donald, Clive Byrne of the National Association of Principals and Deputy Principals and Solicitor Eileen McCabe join the programme to discuss the impact of the cancellation of the Leaving Certificate exams in their traditional form.

Duration:00:19:03

50 Years On From The Arms Crisis

5/3/2020
David McCullagh speaks to Professor Stephen Kelly of Hope University in Liverpool about the Political Scandal and what ultimately came of it.

Duration:00:04:32

Charities Adapt In Times Of Uncertainty

5/3/2020
The Irish Charity and Volunteer Sector has been badly hit by Covid-19 with an expected drop of 40% in funding this year. Carole Coleman explores the worries that people in this sector are feeling and what they’re doing to combat the difficulties.

Duration:00:06:45

Investigation At Mullingar Hospital

5/3/2020
Western Correspondent Pat McGrath joins the programme with the details of an investigation that has been launched after an incorrect body was released to a family from Mullingar Hospital.

Duration:00:01:23

Difficult Realities Of Cocooning

5/3/2020
Over 70s have particularly been finding the Covid-19 pandemic difficult with one confidential listening service for the elderly - The Seniorline - reporting a 300% increase in calls. Conor McMorrow explores how the easing of some restrictions next week may help them.

Duration:00:07:54

Can Tourism Survive A Pandemic?

5/3/2020
John Burke heads to Sneem in Co. Kerry to see how the small village is coping this Bank Holiday Weekend after being dealt such a massive blow with all their tourism footfall wiped out.

Duration:00:09:35

Covid-19’s Effect Upon Blood Clotting

5/3/2020
An unexpected effect of Covid-19 that doctors have come across is the impact it’s having upon blood clotting and blood vessels in the lungs. Dr Niamh O'Connell, Consultant Haematologist and Director of the National Coagulation Centre at St James's Hospital, Dublin joins the programme to discuss this.

Duration:00:05:48

Impact Of The Coronavirus On Universities

5/3/2020
The University sector is taking a massive hit amid the crisis and says it needs a stability package of €240 million, especially with the drop off in foreign students. Director General of the Irish Universities Association Jim Miley speaks with Carole Coleman to outline the suppor they say they need.

Duration:00:04:19

The Economic Realities Of Covid-19

5/3/2020
After the Government released a roadmap for the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions this week we hear from Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe to see how they plan to support businesses and their employees that have been affected by the pandemic.

Duration:00:09:09

Donald Trump's Ongoing Ructions With The Press

4/26/2020
As US President Donald Trump refuses to speak at White House Press Briefings after his controversial comments in relation to possible cures for Covid-19, Daniel Lippman of Politico has the latest on what's happening at the White House.

Duration:00:05:02