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    Drivetime Wednesday 2 September 2015



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

    Fennelly Fall-Out

    Twenty four hours after the release of the Fennelly Report, Philip Boucher Hayes examines the findings, with further analysis from Pat Leady, Political Editor of The Sunday Business Post and reaction from Minister of State at the Department of Finance, Simon Harris.

    Michael Fingleton at the Banking Inquiry

    The former Chief Executive of Irish Nationwide Building Society, Michael Fingleton was at the Banking Inquiry today. Fergal Keane was watching the proceedings...

    Student Accommodation crisis

    A new report from the Higher Education Authority has found an unprecedented demand for student accommodation with a shortfall of 25,000 student bed places across the country. We heard from students affected and spoke to USI President, Kevin Donoghue

    Drowning of Syrian boy

    This photograph of a Syrian child washed up on a beach at Bodrum in Turkey has gone viral today. It is believed the boy was on a boat which sank between Turkey and Greece. We heard the latest on the migrant crisis from reporters on the ground...

    What do Irish people think of the migrant crisis?

    Our reporter, Brian Lally went for a walk down Henry Street in Dublin today to ask people their views on the migrant crisis. This is what he heard...

    Pope pardons women who have had abortions

    Pope Francis has instructed all of his priests to forgive women who have had abortions - but regret having had the procedure - in this, the Church's Jubilee Year of Mercy. We spoke to Patsy McGarry, Religious Affairs Correspondent with The Irish Times.

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