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Drivetime Monday 20 November 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

John Murray presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Kieran Creavan Leeds Court

Kieran Creavan Leeds Court

An Irishman has appeared in court in Leeds charged with two offences in relation to attempting to engage in sexual activity with a 13 year old girl. 54-year old Kieran Creaven is a senior figure within RTE's sports department. To hear more about what happened in court, Kim Pilling, a reporter with the Press Association spoke to Drivetime.

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Confusion reigns in Zimbabwe this afternoon as the nation waits to see what its under-pressure President Robert Mugabe will do next. Geoffrey York is Africa Correspondent with the Globe and Mail newspaper and he spoke to Drivetime from Harare.

Edenderry Death

Edenderry Death

To Edenderry now where an investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the death of a 56-year-old man at a house last night. A 17-year-old male remains in custody in Tullamore Garda Station. Our Midlands Correspondent Ciaran Mullooly had the latest.

European Banking Agency

European Banking Agency

A decision is expected this evening on a new location for a European banking authority, which is relocating from London after the Brexit vote. Dublin is in the bidding for the European Banking Agency and its 170 staff to move here. Fergal Keane had the details.

Rural Crime

Rural Crime

A recent spate of high-profile attacks and violent robberies has re-focused attention on rural crime. Fianna Fail spokesman on Justice, Jim O'Callaghan and by Labour Senator Ivana Bacik, who is also Reid Professor of Criminal Law at Trinity College Dublin spoke to the programme.

Robert Mugabe

Robert Mugabe

The 37 year Presidency of Robert Mugabe appears to be drawing to a close. For an insight into the man himself, RTE journalist, Richard Downes, who in the 1990s, was BBC's Southern Africa Correspondent spoke to the programme.

Programme Highlights

Syrian Refugees

The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .

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

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