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.
Lack of ICU beds for children
15:43Eilis Hardiman, CEO of Children's Health Ireland, and Phil Ni Sheaghdha, General Secretary of INMO, discuss the rising concern of ICU bed availability in children's hospitals
CRU warns of challenges to energy supply
1:44Sandra Hurley, political reporter, discusses the recent warning to the cabinet regarding power cuts this winter
Anger over plans for nightlife ticketing requirements
7:01Padraig Cribbin, Chief Executive of the Vinters Federation of Ireland, discusses plans to require clubs, night venues, and late bars to issue electronic tickets to their customers for the purpose of contact tracing. Also included is a statement from the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media
Minister to bring details of redress for Mother and Baby Homes survivors
5:13Mairead Enright, Reader in Law at University of Birmingham, discusses what kind of redress scheme would be required for survivors of Mother and Baby Homes
Central Bank: 1 in 8 mortgages in some form of distress
9:12Ed Sibley, Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, discusses significant problems in the mortgage market which will require lenders to "think more imaginatively" to come up with solutions for borrowers
Over 50 cost rental homes to be made available in Kildare
5:18Kath Collier, Director of Housing Services with Cluid, discusses plans for cost rental homes in Leixlip, Co. Kildare
Concerns raised about supply for certain goods this Christmas
4:19Carole Coleman reports on concerns raised for weeks about he supply of certain goods for Christmas. Will toy supply be able to meet demand this year?
Minister responds to Donegal Abuse Report
11:27Anne Rabbit, Minister of State, discusses a report into abuse at a Donegal care home
Covid-19 hospital numbers up 53 on yesterday
10:01Paul Reid, Chief Executive of the HSE, discusses a report into abuse at a Donegal care home, boosters, waiting lists, and unvaccinated individuals
CRA: '1 in 5 adults have personally experienced harm online or on social media'
5:53Tanya Ward of the Children's Rights Alliance discusses the need for a regulator with real power