Ban smoking in pubs? It just can’t be done, they said. A look back to 2003 when then Minister for Health Micheál Martin drove through the revolutionary legislation, despite opposition from the tobacco lobby, the hospitality industry, and many smokers.
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Anita Rani revisit their battle against single-use plastic, an issue that has fallen off the agenda somewhat during the Covid crisis.
In this episode they target outlets that sell sandwiches wrapped in plastic, and the fast-food companies that give away millions of plastic toys with their meals.
In a new run of the series, the Ballymaloe chef prepares dishes with smoked salmon, and fried brill, as well as making a ginger, turmeric and lemon cake.
After a recent broadcast on BBC, this quality drama about American conservative campaigner Phyllis Schlafly gets a run on this side of the pond.
Cate Blanchett is excellent in the role of the real-life figure who fought against feminism in the 1970s and beyond.