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Tackling Suicide

Duration: 40 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Mandy McAuley investigates why Northern Ireland has the highest suicide rate in the UK and speaks to those on the frontline determined to reduce it. Show more

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Spotlight

Fermanagh Abuse Secrets

Duration: 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Spotlight investigates allegations that a paedophile network abused boys in the Enniskillen area in the 80s and 90s and hears the story of a man who says he was one of the victims. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Guy Grandjean
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

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Spotlight

The Union

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

What is the future of the Union? Stephen Dempster and Jennifer O’Leary report from different parts of the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Show more

Contributors

Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones
Producer:
Guy Grandjean

Genres

Spotlight

Worse & Worse: The Waiting Lists Crisis

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland has the worst hospital waiting lists in the UK. Datshiane Navanayagam investigates.
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Contributors

Producer:
Pippa Cooke
Producer:
Claire Irwin
Producer:
Patrick Fee
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

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Spotlight

The Killings of the Three Scottish Soldiers

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

In an observational documentary, Darragh MacIntyre unearths significant new evidence about the murders of three Scottish soldiers, lured from a Belfast bar and shot in 1971.

Contributors

Producer:
Claire Irwin
Producer:
Sarah Mole
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

Spotlight

08/09/2015

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Hard-hitting investigations. Darragh MacIntyre investigates the IRA's suspected role in the killing of Kevin McGuigan in Belfast and what it may mean for the peace process. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Sarah Mole
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

Spotlight

Getting Back to Business

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 12 months

Jim Fitzpatrick assesses the economic impact of the lockdown and asks what can Stormont do to help some of those most affected. Show more

Contributors

Executive Producer:
Gwyneth Jones

Genres

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Brexit, Tories and the DUP

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

With the DUP’s 10 MPs at the heart of the Brexit debate, Conor Spackman asks why the government has seemingly repeatedly misjudged its partners in power.

Contributors

Presenter:
Conor Spackman
Producer:
Guy Grandjean
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

Genres

Spotlight

Spotlight Special

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

Available for 11 months

TV debate. Jim Fitzpatrick's guests: Justice minister Naomi Long; MPs Gavin Robinson, DUP, Chris Hazzard, Sinn Fein, and Simon Hoare, Conservative; and Fine Gael TD Neale Richmond.

Contributors

Presenter:
Jim Fitzpatrick
Executive Producer:
Gwyneth Jones
Panellist:
Naomi Long
Panellist:
Gavin Robinson
Panellist:
Chris Hazzard
Panellist:
Simon Hoare
Panellist:
Neale Richmond

Spotlight

Irish Sea Border: The Fallout

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 3 months

As tensions persist over Northern Ireland’s particular post-Brexit trading rules, Jim Fitzpatrick examines the economic and political fallout. Show more

Contributors

Series Producer:
Chris Thornton
Executive Producer:
Gwyneth Jones

Spotlight

04/10/2016

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Stephen Dempster investigates how loyalist paramilitaries control some communities and asks if a new Stormont plan to end paramilitarism can work.

Contributors

Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

Spotlight

Death of a Suspect

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Following the death of Cyril McGuinness, the main suspect in the kidnap and torture of businessman Kevin Lunney, Jim Fitzpatrick examines the criminal career of the man nicknamed Dublin Jimmy. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Claire Irwin
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

Genres

Spotlight

PIP: The Disability Benefit Shake-Up

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Peter Coulter assesses the impact of the new personal independence payment in Northern Ireland and hears from claimants.

Contributors

Reporter:
Peter Coulter
Producer:
Imelda Lynch
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

Spotlight

Special - 26/03/2019

Duration: 59 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern IrelandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HD

A studio audience discussion. Panellists are Sinn Fein’s Mairtin O Muilleoir, DUP’s Edwin Poots, Alliance leader Naomi Long, historian Diarmaid Ferriter and economist Liam Halligan Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Noel Thompson
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

Genres

Spotlight

Covid-19: The Last Lockdown?

Duration: 34 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland HD

Available for 3 months

Will our current lockdown be the last? Conor Spackman reports on Northern Ireland’s efforts to beat coronavirus, including vaccines. Show more

Contributors

Producer:
Claire Irwin
Series Producer:
Chris Thornton
Executive Producer:
Gwyneth Jones

Spotlight

Spotlight Special: European Election Debate

Duration: 1 hour, 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland HDLatest broadcast: on BBC One Northern Ireland

Two days before voters go to the polls in the European election, Noel Thompson hosts a debate with six candidates in front of a studio audience. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Noel Thompson
Deputy Editor:
Gwyneth Jones

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