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A look at events making the news in Ireland over the last week, presented by Carole Coleman and Justin McCarthy. Listen live every Sunday at 1pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

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A look at events making the news in Ireland over the last week, presented by Carole Coleman and Justin McCarthy. Listen live every Sunday at 1pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

    Dublin enters Level 3 of Covid restrictions

    Dublin enters Level 3 of Covid restrictions

    Gail Conway reports on new restrictions that have been introduced in Dublin as the capital moved into Level 3 for two weeks while Louise Byrne speaks to Green Party Leader Eamon Ryan in relation to this decision made by cabinet and the economic impact it will have upon the country.

    • 19 min
    Are the disadvantaged at a greater risk?

    Are the disadvantaged at a greater risk?

    Dr Edel McGinnity, a GP in Mulhuddart in Dublin joins the programme to discuss how cases in disadvantaged areas are rising faster than others while the Labour Party’s Spokesperson on Education, Enterprise and Trade Aodhán Ó Ríordáin outlines the supports they want implemented to protect people affected by the virus and restrictions.

    • 13 min
    Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin

    Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin

    Catholic Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin explains why he feels sacraments in Dublin that have been deferred from earlier in the year, should not be going ahead, particularly without parents in attendance.

    • 4 min
    Is Ireland’s Forestry Sector on the brink of collapse?

    Is Ireland’s Forestry Sector on the brink of collapse?

    Carole Coleman reports on how Ireland’s Forestry Sector is going through worrying times with 12,000 jobs at risk with planting ground to a halt.

    • 9 min
    Impact of the death of the Notorious RBG

    Impact of the death of the Notorious RBG

    Graham Finlay, Lecturer in the School of Politics and International Relations at UCD, discusses the impact the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg will have upon the upcoming US Election.

    • 4 min
    Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

    Brexit Withdrawal Agreement

    Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney joins the programme to discuss how the UK may override parts of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and how this would affect Ireland both in terms of trade and the border.

    • 16 min

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