When peace was finally brokered in the North of Ireland, it marked the culmination of a long process that was halting at times...fractious and divisive... but ultimately successful. Former Minister of State and Special Adviser to a number of Taoisigh, Martin Mansergh spoke to us.
Up to half of Ireland's 1200 Post Offices could face closure - according to front page newspaper headlines today quoting more leaks from an unpublished report on the future of the network. John Cooke reports.
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 .