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From TheJournal.ie MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder Belfast

MI5 'destroyed material' held by inquiry examining Pat Finucane murder

The solicitor was shot dead by loyalists at his home in Belfast in 1989.

From The42 Gambling firm's integrity unit blew whistle on Wales assistant coach Howley In The Spotlight

Gambling firm's integrity unit blew whistle on Wales assistant coach Howley

‘We’re checking in on his wellbeing as we formalise our processes to get through the investigation,’ says WRU CEO Martyn Phillips.

From The42 The Irish star who could help Liverpool make Premier League history Spotlight

The Irish star who could help Liverpool make Premier League history

After a difficult season for the club, Shane Duffy chats to The42 about hoping to inspire Brighton to a positive result against Man City today.

From TheJournal.ie 'It needs to be more than sorry': Archbishop wants Pope to meet abuse victims during Irish visit Spotlight

'It needs to be more than sorry': Archbishop wants Pope to meet abuse victims during Irish visit

The comments from the Church come ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland next week.

From TheJournal.ie Volkswagen launches the all-new Touareg with impressive new safety systems Spotlight

Volkswagen launches the all-new Touareg with impressive new safety systems

New high-tech Volkswagen Touareg arrives in summer.

From TheJournal.ie Disgraced Boston cardinal at the centre of Spotlight case dies Spotlight

Disgraced Boston cardinal at the centre of Spotlight case dies

Law had been sick and was recently hospitalised in Rome.

From TheJournal.ie Stormont speaker rejects allegations he misled assembly over role with UDA-linked group Robin Newton

Stormont speaker rejects allegations he misled assembly over role with UDA-linked group

The allegations were made in a BBC Spotlight programme last night.

From The42 'I'm gonna shock the whole God damn world': McGregor talks up Mayweather bout Spotlight

'I'm gonna shock the whole God damn world': McGregor talks up Mayweather bout

The MMA star remained coy on a potential date for the bout and told reporters, ‘It’s getting close’.

From TheJournal.ie Gerry Adams is suing the BBC for alleging he approved murder of Denis Donaldson Spotlight

Gerry Adams is suing the BBC for alleging he approved murder of Denis Donaldson

Donaldson (55) was shot dead at an isolated cottage near Glenties in Co Donegal in April 2006.

From TheJournal.ie Former Nama adviser secretly recorded accepting almost €50k in car park Spotlight This post contains videos

Former Nama adviser secretly recorded accepting almost €50k in car park

The recording was made in 2012, when Frank Cushnahan was still working as an adviser to Nama in Northern Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Spotlight producers say dialogue attributed to one character was 'fictionalised' Artistic Licence

Spotlight producers say dialogue attributed to one character was 'fictionalised'

Jack Dunn, who is portrayed in the film as conspiring with the Catholic Church to cover up abuse, said his portrayal was “personally devastating”.

From The42 Bullish Peyton Manning guarantees that HGH investigation will find 'a big fat nothing' Spotlight

Bullish Peyton Manning guarantees that HGH investigation will find 'a big fat nothing'

Manning set to become the oldest starting quarterback in Super Bowl history on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie A clerical child abuse survivor’s experience of the movie Spotlight Abuse Survivors

A clerical child abuse survivor’s experience of the movie Spotlight

Spotlight is largely about journalists and journalism…”

From TheJournal.ie Spotlight movie shines light on Catholic Church abuses that are all too familiar Child Abuse

Spotlight movie shines light on Catholic Church abuses that are all too familiar

The new Hollywood movie focuses on the Pulitzer Prize winning investigation carried out by The Boston Globe into the Catholic Church’s cover-up of child-molesting priests.

From TheJournal.ie Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim Spotlight

Secret footage shows Bank of Ireland employee discussing fraudulent claim

Today the bank said the footage shown in a BBC NI Spotlight programme was “highly edited”.

From The42 'There might be the odd incident & because it's Ireland v England, it'll get blown out of proportion' Spotlight

'There might be the odd incident & because it's Ireland v England, it'll get blown out of proportion'

Republic of Ireland captain John O’Shea feels the upcoming friendly will ‘go great’ but that media scrutiny will be huge.

From TheJournal.ie Man who claims he was raped by IRA member wants Sinn Féin to "tell the truth" Paudie McGahon

Man who claims he was raped by IRA member wants Sinn Féin to "tell the truth"

Paudie McGahon, speaking on last night’s BBC Spotlight programme, alleged that he was abused by an IRA volunteer.

From TheJournal.ie 'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president Spotlight

'Gerry Adams needs to get real': Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president

It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin: I know Gerry Adams was a former chief of staff of the IRA Ira Abuse Claims

Micheál Martin: I know Gerry Adams was a former chief of staff of the IRA

The Fianna Fáil leader made the comment in the Dáil as new abuse claims will be broadcast on BBC Spotlight this evening.

From TheJournal.ie 'The foetus is regarded as a citizen': How world media reported yesterday's High Court decision Spotlight

'The foetus is regarded as a citizen': How world media reported yesterday's High Court decision

Ireland’s abortion ban has been thrust back in to the international spotlight.

From The42 LeBron wore the 'I Can't Breathe' protest t-shirt before the Cavs' 7th straight win last night Brooklyn

LeBron wore the 'I Can't Breathe' protest t-shirt before the Cavs' 7th straight win last night

But LBJ wasn’t the biggest star on show in Brooklyn last night.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale' Spotlight

Enda Kenny: Sinn Féin expenses north of the border 'off the richter scale'

His comments came after BBC Spotlight revealed that Sinn Féin MLAs claimed almost £700,000 for research purposes in the last decade.

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny has 'absolutely no problem' meeting four involved in Maíria Cahill case Abuse Claims

Enda Kenny has 'absolutely no problem' meeting four involved in Maíria Cahill case

The Taoiseach will meet with the four people named in the BBC Spotlight programme that sparked the controversy.

From TheJournal.ie Work of three Irish photojournalists chosen for World Press Photo Awards displayed Spotlight This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Mary Lou: I am absolutely satisified that Gerry Adams is telling the truth Spotlight This post contains videos

Mary Lou: I am absolutely satisified that Gerry Adams is telling the truth

The Sinn Féin deputy leader has defended Adams in the wake of claims about how he dealt with abuse allegations in the republican movement.

From TheJournal.ie Sinn Féin offering to meet Maíria Cahill over IRA rape claims Spotlight

Sinn Féin offering to meet Maíria Cahill over IRA rape claims

Cahill, a niece of IRA member Joe Cahill, says the IRA convened a ‘kangaroo court’ to deal with the abuse claims, in order to prevent a police investigation.

From TheJournal.ie 'No ill will': Stephanie Meehan's classy response to McFeely suicide comment Priory Hall

'No ill will': Stephanie Meehan's classy response to McFeely suicide comment

In a new interview, Priory Hall developer Tom McFeely said he couldn’t be held responsible in any way for the death of Fiachra Daly.

From TheJournal.ie Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter Horsemeat

Horse smuggler talks about drugging animals before illegal slaughter

The BBC Northern Ireland’s Spotlight programme interviewed the insider.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight Abortion

Ireland's abortion laws under UN spotlight

The laws will be looked at during Ireland’s first United Nations universal periodic review, where the country’s human rights record will be assessed.