"That was the first time Ireland tested out the state – corporate nexus. What they were doing was very simple. They were sorting out their template here in Rossport. The line is: 'go in hard',"
Fintan O'Toole hosts Tonight with Vincent Brown and asks: Is Ireland really a Republic? Has it ever been? Do we even know what a republic is?
Poet Theo Dorgan raises the giveaway of the Corrib Gas to Shell after 17:30 mintues into the show.