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A look at events making the news in the past week with Colm Ó Mongain and Richard Crowley.

A look at events making the news in the past week with Colm Ó Mongain and Richard Crowley.
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Dublin, Ireland

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A look at events making the news in the past week with Colm Ó Mongain and Richard Crowley.

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@rtenews

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English

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RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 01 208 3111


Episodes

This Week at 50 – Full Discussion

11/11/2018
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Recorded at Dublin’s City Hall, those who have worked on the programme discuss it's history

Duration:00:46:50

This Week at 50

11/11/2018
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First broadcast in November 1968, This Week is Ireland's longest-running news and current affairs program; RTÉ’s Carole Coleman speaks to some who’ve worked on the programme throughout half a century on the air

Duration:00:14:46

Armistice

11/11/2018
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RTÉ’s Donal Byrne on today’s commemorations for the centenary of Armistice Day - when the guns fell silent on World War One

Duration:00:10:17

Oberstown

11/11/2018
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RTÉ’s Justin McCarthy has new information on the decision to withhold publication of a key review of operations at Oberstown Detention Campus for young offenders

Duration:00:11:59

Third Level Appointments

11/11/2018
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RTÉ’s Emma O'Kelly on Minister of State for Higher Education, Mary Mitchell O’Connor’s plan to create female only professorial roles in Universities and Institutes of Technology

Duration:00:04:25

Brexit

11/11/2018
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Mairead McGuinness, Vice President of the European Parliament on whether a withdrawal agreement for Brexit is close

Duration:00:07:42

Armistice Centenary

11/4/2018
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RTÉ’s David McCullagh reports on the centenary of the Armistice and the effect fighting had on both nationalists and unionists

Duration:00:05:13

Yemen

11/4/2018
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Journalist Iona Craig on the humanitarian crisis in Yemen which the UN says could become the worst famine in recent memory

Duration:00:06:33

Teacher Decline

11/4/2018
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RTÉ’s Justin McCarthy on the growing shortage of secondary school teachers, which the secondary school teachers union ASTI warns has reached crisis levels

Duration:00:08:23

US Midterm Elections

11/4/2018
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Columnist and politics professor EJ Dionne explains the importance of Tuesday's US Midterm Elections

Duration:00:09:37

Labour Conference

11/4/2018
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Labour party leader Brendan Howlin has called on his party's voters to lend support at the next election to some other parties and to progressive independents

Duration:00:11:00

Brexit

11/4/2018
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Minister for Justice and Equality Charlie Flanagan on meetings with Minister for the Cabinet Office David Liddington and Northern Secretary Karen Bradley; on Health Minister Simon Harris' position; and on bail laws

Duration:00:08:21

Rural Towns

10/28/2018
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The Boyle Town Team on how Ireland's towns and villages are starting to benefit from financial aid

Duration:00:07:17

Driverless Cars

10/28/2018
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Fiachra O'Brolcháin - fellow at the Institute of Ethics at the Department of Theology, Philosophy and Music at DCU – on the moral decisions self-driving cars will have to make.

Duration:00:06:28

Road Traffic Acts

10/28/2018
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Twenty three Road Traffic Acts since 1961 - members of the legal profession, victims groups and politicians say legislation is too complex and unmanageable.

Duration:00:08:23

Bankers' pay cap

10/28/2018
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Former Finance Minister and director of the Irish Bank Resolution Corporation Alan Dukes on the resignation of AIB chief executive Bernard Byrne and on the salaries of top bank staff

Duration:00:05:20

Presidential Election

10/28/2018
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RTÉ’s Paul Cunningham and Dr Mary C Murphy - Political Scientist, Department of Government & Politics at UCC - discuss Michael D Higgins' decisive victory in yesterday's presidential election and why support for Peter Casey was so high in rural Ireland.

Duration:00:12:46

Mary Lou McDonald

10/28/2018
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Sinn Féin President Mary Lou McDonald on her party's poor performance in the presidential election and what it means for the party's future.

Duration:00:10:33

Khashoggi

10/21/2018
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Carole Coleman reports on the pressure mounting on Saudi Arabia over the death of Jamal Khashoggi

Duration:00:06:26

Education

10/21/2018
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Minister of State for Higher Education Mary Mitchell O'Connor on third level funding

Duration:00:16:22