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Nolan: Legendary Late Late host Gay Byrne talks about...10/21/14
One of the most famous broadcasters Ireland has ever produced. As presenter of the RTE's flagship chat show The Late Late Show for 37 years, Gay Byrne became an Irish TV legend and made the program an institution that holds a special place in Irish...
Nolan: Denise Welch pays tribute to Lynda Bellingham, and should...
The Actress and presenter Lynda Bellingham, who had been suffering from cancer, died yesterday "in her husband's arms", her agent Sue Latimer said today. Lynda was well known for her role as a stage and screen actress, as a panelist on Loose Women and...
Stephen Nolan: 19/10/2014
Stephen asks if internet trolls should face two years behind bars under new plans.
Stephen Nolan: 18/10/2014
Tens of thousands of people from across Britain demonstrate about pay and austerity.
Stephen Nolan: 17/10/2014
Asking if Lord Freud's comments on disability have sparked a necessary debate.
Nolan: Majella O'Donnell 17th October 2014
Our guest today is Majella O'Donnell, who many of us will know as the wife of Irish country music megastar Daniel O'Donnell. She is, of course, a singer in her own right, but Majella found herself thrust in the spotlight last year when she was...
Nolan: Secretary of State Theresa Villiers in studio 16th October 2014
New party talks begin at Stormont today, in an atmosphere of crisis. Can the Assembly be saved? Is it worth saving? Those are the big questions we've been tackling on the Nolan Show. David Cameron has called on the Stormont parties to be constructive....
Nolan: Are you over the hill at 50? 15th October 2014
At what age are you seen as old? Is 65? 60? How about 50? According to Stormont those in their 50s can be classed as an older person. It comes from a response to the Irish News from the Office of the First and Deputy First Minister when asked what...
Nolan: Assembly Speaker row 14th October 2014
We're two days from the start of talks that could save Stormont. But the mood at the house on the hill just keeps festering. Yesterday, the Assembly couldn't even agree on selecting a new Speaker to replace the DUP's William Hay. That's now added to...
Nolan: The welfare reform sums that don't add up 13th October 2014
Is Sinn Fein's fight against welfare reform based on totally inaccurate information? Has the party got its facts wrong? Today on the Nolan Show we look at the Sinn Fein sums that don't add up.
Nolan: Should convicted rapist be allowed to play football again?
Rape. One of the worst crimes a person can commit. But what should happen to a convicted rapist after they've served their sentence? It's a question which has hit the headlines. Professional footballer Ched Evans was jailed for five years for rape in...
Nolan: Reaction to plans to change NI abortion law Thu 9th Oct
Plans to change Northern Ireland's abortion law that dates back over 150 years. A proposal has been tabled by Justice Minister David Ford that abortions would be allowed when doctors agree that the unborn child has no chance of life outside the womb....
Nolan: Crushing blow for Ballymena as plant marked for closure
Ballymena is reeling today with the news that more than 800 jobs are to be lost The Gallahers cigarette plant has been earmarked for closure by its parent company JTI. Workers were informed by management yesterday, with redundancies due to begin in...
Nolan: Money talks - DUP & SF dispute welfare reform cost
If you heard yesterday's show, you'll have heard Sinn Fein's Phil Flanagan getting into a bit of a knot about money and statistics. Later on Phil Flanagan was also talking about big issues on welfare reform - the benefit changes Sinn Fein is refusing...
Nolan: Tourism Funding & Welfare Reform Mon 6th Sept
Some of our most high profile culture and sporting events could be facing the axe. Thousands of pounds in government funding have been cut. In a statement, the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI) said it was scrapping the Northern...
Nolan: A personal view on abortion & backlash over police cuts 3rd Oct...
On the show this morning - a child of a rape victim. A very personal view on abortion debate from a man who was conceived through rape. Savage policing cuts. Chief constable George Hamilton issues dire warnings. Just how much bad news on our public...
Nolan: Sammy's story 2nd October 2014
The serious consequences of budget cuts in Northern Ireland have been in the headlines for weeks. This morning we're going to hear the first hand implications of budget pressures for people living here. Every hour, someone in the UK is told they have...
Nolan: 'Hands off our benefits' 1st October 2014
Hands off our benefits. That the call from pensioners from across Northern Ireland who will gather in Belfast City Centre today to make their voices heard on the need for universal benefits such as the bus pass and winter fuel payments. The rally has...
Nolan: Pre-paid benefit cards? 30th September 2014
Pre-paid benefit cards to stop people wasting their dole money on booze, drugs and gambling. That's the plan announced at the Tory Party conference. Is it fair?
Nolan: David Cameron cranks up welfare pressure 29th Sept 2014
Welfare reform - the issue that could topple Stormont. It will be on the agenda in the new round of crunch party talks just announced. But have the stakes just got even higher? David Cameron has announced a new wave of benefit cuts if he wins the next...
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