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Drivetime Thursday 28 July 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Marta Herda Verdict

Marta Herda Verdict

A 29-year-old woman broke down in tears as she was sentenced to life in prison today for the murder of her colleague. Chuba Orsas was a passenger in Marta Herda'a car when she drove off the pier in Arklow over three years ago. Vivienne Traynor reports.

Elderly Being Sedated

Elderly Being Sedated

A consultant geriatrician has said some elderly people are being unnecessarily sedated in care situations, as a way of managing behaviour. We spoke to Dr Shaun O'Keefe, Consultant Geriatrician at UCH, Galway.

Garth Brooks

Garth Brooks

two years after he disappointed his legion of Irish fans country star Garth Brooks is reported to be scheduling in some concerts in this country. But according to reports, its not Croke Park but another GAA venue that could welcome Brooks, Pairc Ui Caoimh in Cork. Lord Mayor Des Cahill spoke to Drivetime.

Terror Threat

Terror Threat

The Head of the FBI warns that as IS lose ground in Iraq and Syria - there will be more attacks in Europe and America. Andrew Silke - Director of Terrorism Studies at the University of East London and Kate Connolly in Berlin spoke to us.

Student Accommodation

Student Accommodation

We are in the middle of a housing crisis as you know, and Student's Unions and University Accommodation offices around the country have been redoubling their efforts to try and sort out accommodation for students for the upcoming academic year.

Rebuilding Ireland

Rebuilding Ireland

We've been looking at the role of local authorities in tackling the housing crisis this week as part of the Government's Rebuilding Ireland Plans and today we're moving closer to the capital and the high demand commuter areas. John Cooke was in Kildare today.

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Colm's Column

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