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Drivetime Tuesday 25 July 2017

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

Water Shortages

Water Shortages

The people of Drogheda and east Meath are in their fifth day without water, as efforts are still being made by Irish Water to repair a burst water main. It will now be Friday at least before normal supply is returned to the affected areas.

Courts Sentencing

Courts Sentencing

At Wicklow Circuit Court today, a 25 year old man has been sentenced to eight years. Michael Cash, from Ashlawn Park in Ballybrack, Dublin, was one of two men who beat and kicked 89-year-old Eva Sutton in the head and body during the robbery at her home in Bray in September 2015.

Ian Bailey

Ian Bailey

Yesterday The High Court determined that the request to extradite Ian Bailey to France to stand trial for the murder of Sophie Toscan Du Plantier was an abuse of process. Drivetime can reveal exclusively that Gardaí knew 15 years ago that the chief witness against Ian Bailey had lied and her evidence was weak.

Social Media in Courtrooms

Social Media in Courtrooms

The Chief Justice Susan Denham says the use of social media in courts must be addressed and that concern over the issue is widespread. The issue was thrown into sharp relief during the recent Jobstown trial which featured prominently on Facebook and Twitter.

Colm O'Regan

Colm O'Regan

In his column this week, Colm O'Regan is thinking about a future that is fictitious - but possibly real.

Stable and Stud Staff

Stable and Stud Staff

Barry Lenihan has details and a reaction to a special report into working conditions for stable and stuff staff.

Programme Highlights

Hen and Stag Parties

Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon

Hen and Stag Parties

Hen and Stag Parties in Carlingford Della Kilroy brought us this report

Hen and Stag Parties

This week we've been in both Carrick-on-Shannon and Carlingford to hear how locals are coping with the invasion of the feather boas brigade

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