49 episodes

Andrea Gilligan takes a closer look at some of the week's main stories and topics of interest with an expert panel to discuss all of the issues involved and a review of the top stories making the headlines around the country in the local newspapers.
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Between The Lines With Andrea Gilliga‪n‬ Newstalk

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Andrea Gilligan takes a closer look at some of the week's main stories and topics of interest with an expert panel to discuss all of the issues involved and a review of the top stories making the headlines around the country in the local newspapers.
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    Direct Provision

    Direct Provision

    On this week's 'Between the Lines' programme, Andrea is joined by a number of experts to discuss the issue of Direct Provision in Ireland.
    Together they look at the most pressing issues faced by people within the system, why the system has remained in place for so long, and how it might be changed in the months ahead.

    Fiona Finn, CEO of the Migrant and Refugee Rights Centre (NASC)
    Nick Henderson, CEO of the Irish Refugee Council
    Ellie Kisyombe, Direct Provision Activist & former Soc Dem Local Election Candidate for Dublin North Inner City

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    • 40 min
    Tackling Homelessness with Focus Ireland's 'Shine a Light' Campaign

    Tackling Homelessness with Focus Ireland's 'Shine a Light' Campaign

    All this week on Newstalk, we are shining a light on homelessness with Focus Ireland.
    'Shine A Light Night' is Focus Ireland’s flagship campaign which takes place this year on Friday 16th October in partnership with Bord Gais Energy. They are asking their supporters to sleep out for one night to shine a light on homelessness and raise vital funds for their work supporting people experiencing homelessness.
    As a part of the drive to raise awareness for the campaign, Andrea Gilligan was joined by a panel of experts to discuss the various factors which contribute to homelessness in Ireland and look at the ways in which we might be able to eliminate homelessness for good.
    Joining Andrea was:

    Pat Dennigan, CEO of Focus Ireland
    Dr Paula Mayock, an Assistant Professor at the School of Social Work and Social Policy, Trinity College Dublin
    Orla Hegarty, Architect and Lecturer/Assistant Professor at the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy at University College Dublin

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    • 42 min
    Direct Provision - Between the Lines

    Direct Provision - Between the Lines

    On this week's 'Between the Lines' programme, Andrea is joined by a panel of experts to discuss the issue of direct provision as a part of a station-wide series.
    Together they discuss the history behind the system, the processing involved in taking people into the country seeking asylum status, its failings, opposition to the system, as well as the affect it can have on families and children in particular.

    Dr Liam Thornton - An assistant professor in UCD School of Law.
    Tanya Ward - Chief Executive of the Children's Rights Alliance
    Nick Henderson -  CEO Irish Refugee Council

    • 52 min
    Programme For Government's Climate Change Targets

    Programme For Government's Climate Change Targets

    On this week's 'Between the Lines' programme, Andrea is joined by a number of experts to discuss the new programme for government & its proposed action on climate change and the impact it might have on the country's concrete moves to reduce carbon emissions in the coming years.

    Professor Peter Thorne, Director of the ICARUS Climate Research Centre at Maynooth University
    Professor John Sweeney, Former Climate Scientist at Maynooth University
    John Gibbons, Environmental Journalist
    Dr Cara Augustenborg, Environmental Policy Fellow at University College Dublin & Member of President Higgins' Council of State

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    • 42 min
    Rescuing the Summer for Tourism & Trade

    Rescuing the Summer for Tourism & Trade

    On this week's 'Between the Lines' programme, Andrea is joined by a number of experts to discuss how the Summer can be salvaged for tourism and trade.
    Cillian Murphy Tourism consultant based in County Clare.
    Adrian Cummins from the Restaurant Association of Ireland.
    Tara Kerry from Failte Ireland.
    Eoghan Corry Travel Writer and Editor of Travel Extra.
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    Getting Back to School & College

    Getting Back to School & College

    To discuss the reurn of schools and colleges; Andrea is joined by;
    Áine Lynch, the CEO of the National Parents Council
    General Secretary of the INTO John Boyle
    Arthur Godsil Director at Godsil Education, Former Headmaster of St Andrew’s College
    Professor John O’Brennan from Maynooth University
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