Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon
July is peak time in the calendar for stag and hen parties to strut their stuff in towns & villages across Ireland.
The feather boas brigade are worth big money for some destinations-- but are locals happy with their community being invaded each weekend
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 .