Carol Rooney, John Gilligan's alleged partner

Carol Rooney, from Palmerstown in Dublin, worked in bookmaker's shop where John Gilligan allegedly gambled large amounts of money. They are alleged to have had a relationship after John Gilligan asked her out. She was 18 at the time.


Harney's broken record on A&E

Repeated promises on A&E have been broken by Mary Harney and there is still no eivdence that her declaration of a 'national emergency' will solve the A&E crisis. By Sara Burke

Podge & Rodge scare the adults

Their twice-weekly chat show on RTÉ Two has overtaken Questions and Answers in the ratings. Podge and Rodge talk to John Byrne about Twink's legs, why they hate Ryan Tubridy and how they're going to run for the Progressive Democrats in the next general election


Judging Consultants

Maureen Harding Clarke, chairperson of the Inquiry into Lourdes Hospital is lucid, coherent and efficient. Her superb report was delivered in less than two years. By John Byrne.


shooting in rwanda

They have made the first film about the Rwandan genocide to be shot in Rwanda, and the experience both gratified and scarred them. John Byrne meets John Hurt and director Michael Caton Jones to talk about the making of Shooting Dogs