Part one of a new two-part drama. The Stepfather, 9pm, UTV:
Uncompromising adaptation of the memoirs of Susanna Kaysen, recounting her 18-month stay at a mental institution in the 1960s. Girl, Interrupted:
The reassuringly twinkly James Nesbitt heads the cast of this new comedy drama that centres on Ray and Perry, a pair of small-time criminals forever on the lookout for a quick moneymaking scam. Big Dippers, Tuesday, 9pm, UTV:
Wondering which companies collect your old computer junk? Here are 10 companies which do.
The venerable Gay Byrne is back to host this hybrid of The School Around the Corner and This Is Your Life. Class Reunion, 8.30pm, RTE1:
This hilarious black comedy features Ben Stiller as a lovable loser who gets the opportunity to meet his childhood sweetheart (Cameron Diaz) again, with disastrous results. There's Something About Mary:
No wonder Micheal Martin has cheered up since he switched portfolios with Mary Harney and moved from Health to Enterprise, Trade and Employment.
As a former member of the Oireachtas, I concur with the analysis in the Back Room column (SBP 23/01/05) which calls our parliamentary system “deeply inefficient, over-adversarial and largely incapable of distinguishing the serious from the frivolous"
What famous Clareman (with Limerick connections) is most closely associated with matters sub-aqua?
Thirty years after Margaret Thatcher was elected as the leader of the Conservative Party, this documentary reviews the impact of her long reign on Ireland, from the hunger strikes to the Brighton bombing to the Anglo-Irish Agreement. Leargas: Republi
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Our Done Deal sponsors give us their thoughts on the year that was, their expectations for 2005 and some sound advice on doing deals in the current business environment.
Thanks are due to Poland for blocking the proposed EU Directive about patenting software for a second time earlier this week.
Michael McDowell has been ranting and raving about Sinn Fein-IRA on a regular basis for as long as I can remember and he has really gone mad since the bank raid in the North.
If it were a Traveller site, superdump, or a succession of mobile phone masts that were being proposed for the Tara Skryne valley, you can rest assured that the Navan Chamber of Commerce and the Meath County Council would be pleading with us to prote