Anchor Lisa Mullins meets Irish singer songwriter Lisa Hannigan. She grew up outside of Dublin, but her music was shaped by North American artists like Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen, and Nina Simone.
The dire state of the Irish economy and the rise in unemployment has meant once again thousands of young people are emigrating in search of work. The BBC's Sanchia Berg visits the village of Gneeveguilla in County Kerry.
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.