Category Archives: TV

2010-10-06: X Factor: Gamu Nhengu ordered to leave Britain over alleged claims irregularities

The 18-year-old, from Zimbabwe, had been tipped to win the competition outright but did not qualify as one of the final 12 contestants.
Reports earlier this week claimed Gamu’s failure was related to issues with her visa, and on Tuesday night the Home Office confirmed her family had been sent an official letter telling them to leave Britain as a was the result of an investigation into £16,000 in benefits wrongly claimed by her mother, Nokutula, The Sun reported. Continue reading

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2010-10-05: RTE1, Do the right thing: Journey To Belarus

The volunteers travel to Belarus for a weekend caring for orphaned children in the Vesnova Children’s Institution.
Under the watchful eye of Chernobyl Children International director Adi Roche the volunteers are thrown in the deep end: caring for kids with serious illnesses & severe physical disabilities. Continue reading

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2010-09-21: South African and Bulgarian adoption stories on RTE1 "Four Live", 4pm

Given that South Africa will be one of the few options for pink families, it will be interesting to watch the interview of a couple who successfully adopted from South Africa. Continue reading

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2010-09-19: Life Unexpected

After spending all of her 15 years bouncing from one foster family to another, Lux has decided it’s time to take control of her life and files to become an emancipated minor. She ends up with her two biological parents. Continue reading

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What is family? Online TV AnLár.ie asked us

Online TV AnLár asked us to answer 5 questions, to illustrate the theme of this year’s Pride: “We are family too.” So we had a go at it. [spoilergroup][spoiler intro=”What does it take to be ‘family’?”] Friends are people you … Continue reading

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