This week we are at Royal Portrush Golf Club where excitement is mounting for the 148th Open, with only six weeks to go until the biggest sporting event we've ever had the opportunity to host. Pamela talks to the people who have the challenge of making this a major success, while Rita meets the grandson of the legendary golfer Fred Daly and new talents in the golf world.
We get the view from London as US President Donald Trump meets the Prime Minister during his state visit. Our Political Editor Ken Reid who was at the joint press conference shares his thoughts on Trump's comments. Responding to Deborah McAleese's special report on struggling food banks in Belfast, Professor Eileen Evason and Kevin Higgins from Advice NI warn of the cliff edge facing Northern Ireland when the welfare mitigation package ends next March. Plus, we've an in depth interview with Naomi Long after her stunning European election victory.
World famous restaurateur Asma Khan is here straight from Netflix's 'Chef's Table' to talk about her latest projects, broadcaster Joe Lindsay gives a preview of an upcoming event on Rathlin Island, and Rita met up with singers Kieran Goss and Annie Kinsella. Plus - we have music from 80s sensation The Adventurers.
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.