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#Spotlight

# spotlight - Sunday 12 May, 2019

From The42 The Irish star who could help Liverpool make Premier League history Spotlight

The Irish star who could help Liverpool make Premier League history

After a difficult season for the club, Shane Duffy chats to The42 about hoping to inspire Brighton to a positive result against Man City today.

# spotlight - Friday 17 August, 2018

'It needs to be more than sorry': Archbishop wants Pope to meet abuse victims during Irish visit

The comments from the Church come ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland next week.

# spotlight - Monday 26 March, 2018

Volkswagen launches the all-new Touareg with impressive new safety systems

New high-tech Volkswagen Touareg arrives in summer.

# spotlight - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Disgraced Boston cardinal at the centre of Spotlight case dies

Law had been sick and was recently hospitalised in Rome.

# spotlight - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Stormont speaker rejects allegations he misled assembly over role with UDA-linked group

The allegations were made in a BBC Spotlight programme last night.

# spotlight - Saturday 18 March, 2017

From The42 'I'm gonna shock the whole God damn world': McGregor talks up Mayweather bout Spotlight

'I'm gonna shock the whole God damn world': McGregor talks up Mayweather bout

The MMA star remained coy on a potential date for the bout and told reporters, ‘It’s getting close’.

# spotlight - Thursday 29 September, 2016

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

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

# spotlight - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Former Nama adviser secretly recorded accepting almost €50k in car park Spotlight This post contains videos

Former Nama adviser secretly recorded accepting almost €50k in car park

The recording was made in 2012, when Frank Cushnahan was still working as an adviser to Nama in Northern Ireland.

# spotlight - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Spotlight producers say dialogue attributed to one character was 'fictionalised'

Jack Dunn, who is portrayed in the film as conspiring with the Catholic Church to cover up abuse, said his portrayal was “personally devastating”.

# spotlight - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

From The42 Bullish Peyton Manning guarantees that HGH investigation will find 'a big fat nothing' Spotlight

Bullish Peyton Manning guarantees that HGH investigation will find 'a big fat nothing'

Manning set to become the oldest starting quarterback in Super Bowl history on Sunday.

# spotlight - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

A clerical child abuse survivor’s experience of the movie Spotlight

Spotlight is largely about journalists and journalism…”

# spotlight - Sunday 10 January, 2016

Spotlight movie shines light on Catholic Church abuses that are all too familiar

The new Hollywood movie focuses on the Pulitzer Prize winning investigation carried out by The Boston Globe into the Catholic Church’s cover-up of child-molesting priests.

# spotlight - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim

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

# spotlight - Sunday 31 May, 2015

From The42 'There might be the odd incident & because it's Ireland v England, it'll get blown out of proportion' Spotlight

'There might be the odd incident & because it's Ireland v England, it'll get blown out of proportion'

Republic of Ireland captain John O’Shea feels the upcoming friendly will ‘go great’ but that media scrutiny will be huge.

# spotlight - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Man who claims he was raped by IRA member wants Sinn Féin to "tell the truth"

Paudie McGahon, speaking on last night’s BBC Spotlight programme, alleged that he was abused by an IRA volunteer.

'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president

It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.

# spotlight - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Micheál Martin: I know Gerry Adams was a former chief of staff of the IRA

The Fianna Fáil leader made the comment in the Dáil as new abuse claims will be broadcast on BBC Spotlight this evening.

# spotlight - Saturday 27 December, 2014

'The foetus is regarded as a citizen': How world media reported yesterday's High Court decision

Ireland’s abortion ban has been thrust back in to the international spotlight.

# spotlight - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

From The42 LeBron wore the 'I Can't Breathe' protest t-shirt before the Cavs' 7th straight win last night Brooklyn

LeBron wore the 'I Can't Breathe' protest t-shirt before the Cavs' 7th straight win last night

But LBJ wasn’t the biggest star on show in Brooklyn last night.

# spotlight - Wednesday 26 November, 2014

Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale'

His comments came after BBC Spotlight revealed that Sinn Féin MLAs claimed almost £700,000 for research purposes in the last decade.

# spotlight - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Enda Kenny has 'absolutely no problem' meeting four involved in Maíria Cahill case

The Taoiseach will meet with the four people named in the BBC Spotlight programme that sparked the controversy.

# spotlight - Friday 17 October, 2014

Work of three Irish photojournalists chosen for World Press Photo Awards displayed Spotlight This post contains images

# spotlight - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Mary Lou: I am absolutely satisified that Gerry Adams is telling the truth Spotlight This post contains videos

Mary Lou: I am absolutely satisified that Gerry Adams is telling the truth

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has defended Adams in the wake of claims about how he dealt with abuse allegations in the republican movement.

Sinn Féin offering to meet Maíria Cahill over IRA rape claims

Cahill, a niece of IRA member Joe Cahill, says the IRA convened a ‘kangaroo court’ to deal with the abuse claims, in order to prevent a police investigation.

# spotlight - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

'No ill will': Stephanie Meehan's classy response to McFeely suicide comment

In a new interview, Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely said he couldn’t be held responsible in any way for the death of Fiachra Daly.

# spotlight - Wednesday 6 March, 2013

Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter

The BBC Northern Ireland’s Spotlight programme interviewed the insider.

# spotlight - Friday 30 September, 2011

Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight

The laws will be looked at during Ireland’s first United Nations universal periodic review, where the country’s human rights record will be assessed.