After midnight tonight, John Gilligan who arranged the killing of journalist Veronica Guerin, walks free, having devastated the lives of so many people, who in the words of her brother Jimmy, still suffer the loss & pain over Veronica's death. Jimmy is on the line to Miriam this morning.
In studio with Miriam is FG TD, Derek Keating for Dublin Mid-West, who according to a report in yesterday's Sunday Independent has been askedto stand aside as a Minister of the Eucharist in his local church, as a result of his support for the recent abortion legislation.
Last June Linda Martin was on stage of the Saturday Night Show with her version of 'Get Lucky'! Although opinion was divided it racked up lots of hits on Youtube & Linda hopes to relive the moment again but this time with the one & only Nile Rodgers of Chic, who featured on the Daft Punk hit. Linda joins Miriam on the line to tell us more.
Each year a fire fighter from Ireland travels to Canada to work in a fire station there & in return a Canadian fire fighter comes here to work inone of our stations. Miriam meets Canadian fireman BrentBarton, down at Donnybrook Fire Station.
A couple of years along we put our first callout for a 'struggling butspirited sports squad' to follow that season. Offaly's Crinkle Intermediate hurlers answered that call & we named them 'Underdogs'-but as of Saturday night, they may need a loftier title! Joining Miriam on the line are John Ryan & Cha Cahill from Crinkle Hurling squad to tell us about their victory.