This special edition of the programme captures how the European election count unfolded in Magherafelt. We've in depth interviews with the first all women line up returned to Brussels followed by expert analysis of what was a spectacular result for the Alliance party. James Mates provides the view from Brussels and what the UK results mean for the EU.
The owners of the best bar in the world, Sean Muldoon and Jack McGarry on their amazing whiskey tour of Ireland, young buskers Orlaith and Mollie on busking and their band Dea Matrona plus they perform. Rita joins the rehearsals for a hilarious new play about climate change.
Following a meeting with the Secretary of State, we speak to abuse victims and their legal representatives about further delays to the introduction of compensation payments. Also, more candidates contesting the European Elections tell us why you should vote for them and Deborah McAleese has a special report on how the failure to deal with legacy is affecting the next generation.
Bronagh Waugh on starring in new thriller Steel Country and having the best eyebrows in Derry, The 4 of Us singers Brendan and Declan Murphy discuss childhood memories that inspired their songwriting plus Rita meets the women keeping Belfast Harbour ship-shape.
Sara Moore and Paul Reilly present highlights from this year's Balmoral Show featuring all the thrills and spills from Ireland's biggest agri-food show, with a ringside seat from Balmoral Park.
Six candidates battling for your votes in the European Election join us in the studio for the first of our election debates. Plus, Brian Rowan has a special report examining the dissident threat and the viability of a dialogue that could directly challenge the threat they pose following the murder of Lyra McKee.
As a new talks process got underway at Stormont, this show examines the chances of the political stalemate being broken. We hear from representatives of the five main parties whilst our team of experts share their thoughts on the current political climate. Plus, as Brexit still looms in the background Professor Deirdre Heenan and Aodhán Connolly Director of the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium tell us what they would like to see happening in the weeks ahead.
Some of those behind the biggest event in the farming calendar, the Balmoral Show are in the studio, local actor James Martin chats about who landing his first TV role in Ups and Downs. Rita has an exclusive interview with Irish band Picture This, plus music from the young trad band Cúig.