A year ago, Ireland was the 'Celtic Tiger' -- an economic success story on par with any fast rising Asian nation. Today, Ireland is going through a wrenching economic slump. The World's Laura Lynch reports from Dublin.
Martin McGuinness, former IRA member, now minister for Sinn Fein in Northern Ireland is making a bid for Ireland's presidency. Dan Damon tells host Lisa Mullins the families of those killed by the IRA don't appreciate his putting the past behind him.
In 1972, a West Belfast widow was abducted in front of her family, taken off and killed. The IRA admitted to the murder 27 years later, and now, newly-released interviews implicate Irish politician and Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams.
If the mere mention of the word bagpipe causes your mind to wander off to the windswept Scottish Highlands, hang on! There's a group of passionate bagpipe campaigners on a quest to show there's more to the pipes than playing on the heath in a kilt.