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# bbc-spotlight - Last year 2021

The Guardian apologises to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade columns
# BBC Spotlight
# BBC Spotlight

The Guardian apologises to Mairia Cahill over Greenslade columns

May 14th 2021, 4:57 PM 14,555 Views 0 Comments

Earlier this year, Greenslade wrote an article describing himself as having “republican sympathies”.

# bbc-spotlight - All time

Documentary links Martin McGuinness and Ian Paisley to new Troubles-era bomb attacks
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Documentary links Martin McGuinness and Ian Paisley to new Troubles-era bomb attacks

Sep 6th 2019, 7:40 AM 32,657 Views 64 Comments

The revelations are made in a documentary about the Troubles to air next week.

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism
# Controversy
# Controversy

John McAreavey resigns as Bishop of Dromore in wake of criticism

Mar 1st 2018, 6:18 PM 34,449 Views 46 Comments

Calls for him to step down from his role intensified this week.

Gerry Adams is suing the BBC for alleging he approved murder of Denis Donaldson
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

Gerry Adams is suing the BBC for alleging he approved murder of Denis Donaldson

Sep 29th 2016, 12:42 PM 14,358 Views 123 Comments

Donaldson (55) was shot dead at an isolated cottage near Glenties in Co Donegal in April 2006.

Vincent Browne: I'm no friend of Gerry Adams, but the BBC Spotlight programme on him was tittle-tattle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Vincent Browne: I'm no friend of Gerry Adams, but the BBC Spotlight programme on him was tittle-tattle

Sep 24th 2016, 9:00 PM 2,912 Views 134 Comments

The programme was compromised from the outside, filled with bullshit drama effects alongside dodgy journalism, writes Vincent Browne.

Gerry Adams rejects claims that he sanctioned murder of IRA double agent
# Denis Donaldson
# Denis Donaldson

Gerry Adams rejects claims that he sanctioned murder of IRA double agent

Sep 21st 2016, 2:15 PM 23,713 Views 252 Comments

Denis Donaldson was shot dead months after admitting in 2005 he had been an MI5 agent for more than 20 years.

Nama lodges complaint to Sipo after BBC Spotlight revelations
# Project Eagle
# Project Eagle

Nama lodges complaint to Sipo after BBC Spotlight revelations

Sep 13th 2016, 12:33 PM 11,216 Views 32 Comments

This comes after a BBC Spotlight investigation which cast doubt over the motives of one of their advisers.

Explainer: Why is everyone talking about Nama again?
# BBC Spotlight
# BBC Spotlight

Explainer: Why is everyone talking about Nama again?

Mar 1st 2016, 5:06 PM 16,522 Views 0 Comments

The BBC Spotlight programme broadcast last night used secret recordings of businessman Frank Cushnahan.

Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim
# Spotlight
# Spotlight

Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim

Nov 11th 2015, 10:11 AM 25,150 Views 0 Comments

Today the bank said the footage shown in a BBC NI Spotlight programme was “highly edited”.

Adams 'refutes' claims Sinn Féin is holding back information on McGahon case
# IRA ABUSE
# IRA ABUSE

Adams 'refutes' claims Sinn Féin is holding back information on McGahon case

Mar 12th 2015, 6:07 PM 12,138 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, a former Sinn Féin TD has denied Paudie McGahon was frisked when he visited his constituency office in 2008.

'An investigation into IRA abuse allegations is needed to realise the scale of it'
# Mairia Cahill
# Mairia Cahill

'An investigation into IRA abuse allegations is needed to realise the scale of it'

Nov 23rd 2014, 11:23 AM 8,961 Views 0 Comments

Maíria Cahill spoke last night to RTÉ’s Saturday Night Show.

"We lost our Dad, now it feels like we're losing our Mum"
# Stewart Children
# Stewart Children

"We lost our Dad, now it feels like we're losing our Mum"

Mar 23rd 2011, 9:09 AM 12,445 Views 0 Comments

The children of the convicted murderer Hazel Stewart say they are “not taking any sides”, while her husband admits he questioned her about the killing many times.