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    Drivetime Tuesday 1 December 2015



    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

    Climate Change & Irish Farmers

    Taoiseach Enda Kenny has come in for repeated criticism for comments he made at the Cop21 Summit on Climate Change. Philip Boucher Hayes reports and we heard also from Harold Kingston, Chair of the IFA's Committee on the Environment about how Irish agriculture is responding to concerns about its rising emissions.


    The government has agreed on new bankruptcy legislation, which will reduce the period of time for bankruptcy from three years to one. There has been a great deal of welcome for the new rules. Fergal Keane gave us the details...

    Bringing Nurses Home

    A campaign aimed at enticing Irish nurses living in the UK to come home to work in Irish hospitals has so far fallen considerably short of HSE targets. Barry Lenihan is in London and he sent this report of views from Irish nurses there...

    Olivia O'Leary's Political Column

    With the Climate Change Summit ongoing in Paris, Olivia O'Leary looks at saving the world...

    The Anniversary of Jonathan Corrie

    It's one year ago today since the death of Jonathan Corrie in a doorway on Molesworth Street in Dublin shocked the country. A march took place today in his memory. Brian Lally went along...


    In the weeks that followed the 1916 Rising, authorities rounded up those involved and their supporters and sent many, including Michael Collins, Terence McSweeney and Richard Mulcahy to the Frongoch camp in Wales. Graham Clifford has visited the parts of the camp that are still standing and he sent us this report...

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    Mairia Cahill - Exclusive Interview

    Labour's nominee for the Seanad, Mairia Cahill broke her silence on Thursday and spoke to Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes about her links with the dissident group, Republican Network for Unity.

    Built during the Boom Series

    Drivetime's Barry Lenihan took a tour of the country to look at the legacy left by the construction boom - the ghost estates, abandoned hotels and a huge shopping centre in Kilkenny that never opened.

    CNN's Samantha Barry

    One of the speakers at this week's Web Summit was Samantha Barry - CNN's head of social media who is originally from Cork. She spoke to Mary about who uses social media well, in this country and in the U.S. and how tweeting has changed everything.

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