View From Stormont

View From Stormont - Episode 45

This programme special on Brexit has an in-depth report from the Business commentator Jamie Delargy, which examines how people in various sectors are coping with the uncertainty of the deadlock in the talks. We also speak to the DUP and Sinn Féin MEPs Diane Dodds and Martina Anderson from Brussels on the fallout from the DUP blocking a potential border deal.

View From Stormont- Episode 44

As attempts to resolve the Brexit border issue hit another logjam, Monday night's programme hears from representatives of some of the main parties on the implications of the DUP's role in the twists and turns of securing a deal. Our panel of experts analyse what is likely to happen next in the talks ahead of a crunch EU summit. We also have a special report on a major visit by a high powered delegation from China to Belfast.

View From Stormont- Episode 43

As Sinn Féin call time on talks to restore devolution, this week's programme hears from the main players as the blame game begins. We also get the panel's views on the proposed statute of limitations for police and soldiers over Troubles-related killings. And as a critical phase looms in the Brexit negotiations, the former Northern Ireland Secretary Owen Paterson and Fine Gael Louth TD Fergus O'Dowd discuss the major stand-off which has developed between the British and Irish governments on the border issue.

View From Stormont Special- Episode 42

In a special programme from the South West College in Omagh, we get the views of a group of students on their hopes for the future and the possible restoration of power-sharing. They ask a panel of politicians a series of tough questions on dealing with the past, Brexit and the current Stormont impasse. And key local voices from a range of backgrounds exchange views on business, health and educational matters.

View From Stormont - Episode 41

What happens next, after Gerry Adams tells the Sinn Féin Ard Fheis he'll step down as president next year? From Belfast barman to one of the world's longest serving political leaders - we assess Mr Adams contribution. Also, addressing the past - just how controversial could the issues of a statute of limitations and amnesties be? We have a special report by Brian Rowan.

View From Stormont - Episode 40

As the Northern Ireland Budget Bill was brought forward at Westminster, this week's programme assesses the impact on the future of devolution. We hear from Sinn Féin MLA Máirtín Ó Muilleoir and the DUP MP Gregory Campbell on what might happen next in the absence of a power sharing deal. Business experts examine the implications on our public services of a budget being imposed from London. And Washington based journalist Niall Stanage is in the studio to analyse the first year in office of Donald Trump.

View From Stormont - Episode 39

Having been without an Executive for ten months, has the time come to cut MLA's salaries? This week we have a special report gauging the opinion of voters in south Belfast. As party leaders agree to introduce new safeguards for parliamentary staff following Westminster sleaze allegations,we've expert analysis from ITV's Political Correspondent Libby Wiener and Kevin Maguire, Associate Editor of the Daily Mirror. With Spain in the grips of a constitutional crisis, two Spaniards living in Northern Ireland argue for and against Catalan independence.

View From Stormont- Episode 38

As another deadline passed without agreement to restore power-sharing, this week's programme discusses what should happen next with the three smaller main parties and the TUV Leader Jim Allister. A special panel of student voters also reveal how they have been making sense of the last ten months of deadlock. And three studio analysts examine why exchanges between the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and senior Sinn Féin figures have become increasingly acrimonious.