The High Court today over-turned the planning permission granted by An Bord Pleanála for a power station in County Offaly. We heard why, and heard reaction from An Taisce and also local Councillor Noel Bourke.
Sinn Fein has asked their supporters to transfer their votes to other left wing candidates who have signed up a trade union led movement in the general election. Fergal Keane analyses the move....and we heard the reasoning behind it from Sinn Fein Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald.
The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .