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    Drivetime Tuesday 4 August 2015


    Minister Paschal Donohoe

    As the next phase of Dublin's Luas line gets underway today and with the suggestion that Iarnrod Eireann could go bust if European plans to open up the rail system to competition go ahead, Cormac spoke to Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe.

    Libor Rigging

    A former trader at UBS and Citigroup in London was yesterday sentenced to 14 years in prison for his part in the Libor rigging scandal. We look at what the length of his sentence tells us about hardening attitudes to white collar crime...

    Domestic Abuse & Immigrants

    In the United States, many undocumented Irish find themselves in situations where they are victims of domestic abuse but are unable to report the crimes because of their legal status. Rhona Tarrant reports from Boston with further analysis from Margaret Martin of Women's Aid

    George Gibney

    There are calls both here and in the USA for the disgraced ex-Ireland swimming coach, George Gibney's immigration status to be looked at. There are questions on how he obtained a Green card despite being charged with multiple sex offences here in Ireland. Brian Lally reports.

    Belfast Mother Murdered

    Jennifer Dornan's body was found in her burned-out home in Dunmurry in Northern Ireland on Sunday. She was a young mother of three and the PSNI have launched a murder investigation...RTE's Northern Ireland reporter, Brendan Wright gave us the detail of the case with reaction from the West Belfast Sinn Fein MLA, Jennifer McCann

    Oberstown Issues

    John Cooke reports on the three teenage offenders still missing from the Oberstown Youth Detention Centre. Where are they? And what does their escape and the findings by HIQA earlier this year say about the facility built to replace St Patrick's Institution?

    The Missing MH370

    With the discovery of debris belonging to the missing flight MH370 at the weekend, we spoke to David Gallo, an expert in the field who co-led the successful international effort to find the remains of the Air France flight 447.

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