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    Coming Up Sunday 23rd March

    Coming Up Sunday 23rd March

    This Sunday Miriam will be speaking to John Pilger. For more than 50 years, John Pilger’s dissenting journalism has been a thorn in the side of governments, corporations, and media organisations. Most recently, his film, Utopia, has taken aim at the treatment of the indigenous communities in Australia. This week, he reflects on a long career, his friendship with Julian Assange, and the crisis in Crimea. More info about John Pilger’s recent film, Utopia: http://johnpilger.com/   Also, as this year marks the 40th anniversary of the Guilford and Birmingham bombs Miriam will be speaking to Gerry Conlon and Paddy Hill. ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/sunday-with-miriam/programmes/2014/0316/602641-sunday-with-miriam-sunday-16-march-2014/?clipid=1515266
    1974 Power Sharing Executive

    1974 Power Sharing Executive

    40 years ago this month, the Northern Ireland Executive declared 1974 as the Year of Reconciliation in the North. The first attempt at power-sharing in the region began on the 1st of January which meant that there would no longer be majority rule.   The power sharing executive was established on foot of a number of initiatives involving the British, and later the Irish, governments which culminated in the Sunningdale Agreement of December 1973. Catriona Crowe has dug up some documents from the National Archives relating to this time which you can find below.   She spoke on the programme about the background ...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/the-history-show/programmes/2014/0112/496455-the-history-show-sunday-12-january-2014/?clipid=1389645
    Richard Haas

    Richard Haas

    A high powered US diplomat arrived in Belfast this week to meet political parties and try to resolve issues over parades, flags and Northern Ireland’s past. Dr. Richard Haas will be working over the next few months to work on “unresolved issues and unresolved tensions” which dog the two communities – 15 years on from the Good Friday Agreement. But will the visit of a trouble shooting diplomat change the atmosphere where the horizon is dominated by the dreary grey steeples of the past? Sean was joined by author and journalist Malachi O’Doherty.

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/0918/474960-today-with-sean-o-rourke-wednesday-18-september-2013/?clipid=1313233
    Dead Fat

    Dead Fat

    Stephen Nolan is presenter of the Stephen Nolan Show on BBC Radio Ulster [Mon - Friday 9.00 - 10.30]. He recently made a BBC NI documentary called Dead Fat, in which he explored why 450 people die every year in Northern Ireland due to obesity; he also witnesses the autopsy of an obese woman. He joins Derek today to chat about the documentary and what he uncovered...

    http://www.rte.ie/radio1/mooney/programmes/2013/0129/365079-tuesday-january-29th-2013/?clipid=986587

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