The small town of Ballina is known as ï¿½the Salmon Capital of Ireland'. It's home to only about 11,000 people. But it's also home to an extraordinary collection of historical documents. The World's Alex Gallafent reports from New York.
There was more unrest in Europe today.From violent student protests in Britain to strikes in Portugal and anger over budget cuts in Ireland, tensions are on the rise.The World's Laura Lynch reports from London.
Buskers or street musicians have to follow a new set of rules if they want to play on the streets of Dublin, Ireland. The city requires that anyone busking has to be able to play at least 20 songs and they can't monopolize the same corner.
The melding of photographs and songs help tell the story of Northern Ireland's recent violent history. The photos were taken in the 1970s and 80s by award winning photojournalist Bobbie Hanvey. The songs are by Bobbie's son, Steafán Hanvey.
Ireland has targeted drunken driving in recent years, tightening restrictions and beefing up penalties. But a group of pub operators say those tighter laws are cutting into their profits, and they're seeking help from local government to create a system that authorizes drunken driving on rural roads.
A record company executive tells host Lisa Mullins that he'd love to discover the next Spice Girls. So Lisa Mullins asks him, "why did you sign a recording contract with three small-town priests from Northern Ireland?"