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    Balbriggan Courts

    Paddy O'Gorman has been to the District Court in Balbriggan, Co. Dublin.


    Shakespeare at 400

    These days in particular, there is no escaping from politics and there is always something fascinating about those in power - Putin, Obama or those trying to get into power - Enda Kenny, Micheal Martin, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump...

    Today we look at Shakespeare's portrayal of the mighty Julius Caesar, a powerful political figure from 2,000 years ago and to discuss it we were joined by Niall MacMonagle.


    South African President Zuma

    South Africa's highest court has today ordered President Jacob Zuma to pay back taxpayers' money spent upgrading his private residence to include a swimming pool and parking garage for VIP guests.

    Earlier the court delivered a damning verdict on a corruption scandal that has rocked the South African government. 

    The Daily Telegraph's correspondent in South Africa is Aisling Laing who joined us on the line. 


    Microchipping Deadline

    April 1st marks the deadline for all dogs in Ireland to be microchipped and registered under new legislation. 

    Paddy O'Gorman visited the DSPCA and spoke to some dog owners to get their thoughts on the new law.

    Charity Shops

    Paddy O'Gorman went around the Charity Shops in Dun Laoghaire.

    Belfast Souvenirs

    Paddy O'Gorman has been to souvenir shops in both Catholic and Protestant areas of Belfast. The toilet roll he bought on the Falls Road and the tricolour in Protestant East Belfast. 

    He starts off outside the shops asking people what they had bought there. 


    Mothers Day Graveyard Visits

    Paddy O'Gorman visited a graveyard yesterday, Mothers Day, to speak with those that went to visit their now deceased mothers. 



    Paddy O'Gorman visits the Ilac Centre library. 


    Traveller Site in Dundalk

    A number of Traveller families are continuing to occupy a car park in Dundalk today, after they were evicted from an illegal halting site last Friday. A deadline for them to quit their latest place of residence passed at five-o-clock yesterday afternoon and so far that order to quit hasn't been enforced.

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