Sinn Féin TD has made a series of fresh allegations in the Dáil about alleged malpractice by An Garda Síochána in Leitrim. After saying the vast majority of gardaí in Leitrim were doing their job honestly, Martin Kenny made a number of allegations. He spoke to us.
Despite a concerted effort to promote maths and science subjects at second level including bonus points for the higher level leaving cert maths paper, a significant number of young girls still believe these subjects are just too hard. Frances Shanahan was there.
One of the people who has been campaigning for a Mini Cab is Marie Metcalfe, Co-ordinator of the Community Policing Forum in the North East Inner City, she spoke to Mary and Dr. John Connolly, criminologist who has done a number of extensive studies on drugs gangs and the effects of feuds on local communities.
Are our politicians about to take a three month holiday, just weeks after finally forming a government? A Fine Gael parliamentary party meeting last night was told that the Dail would adjourn on July 9th and not return until late September.
Bethany Homes were residential homes for Protestant women pregnant out of wedlock, or convicted of crimes, and their children. Conditions in these institutions were harsh. Former residents have reported forced labour, and physical and sexual abuse. Niall Meehan, historian spoke to us.
International experts have claimed, that some people with Type 2 diabetes should be given weight-loss surgery to help them recover from the disease. Consultant endocrinologist Professor Donal O'Shea spoke to Drivetime.