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Drivetime Thursday 23 February 2017

Hit and Run

Hit and Run

An unlicensed driver... who killed a cyclist and then drove away... has been given an extra nine months in jail, following an appeal by prosecutors. Our courts reporter Vivienne Traynor had the details.

Cameras in Green Bins

Cameras in Green Bins

A pilot scheme to put cameras in green bins is to be rolled out for 12,000 householders in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown. Des Crinnion is the Managing Director of the Recycling Division in Panda Waste and Cieran Perry, Independent Councillor in Dublin City Council, joined us.

Social Housing

Social Housing

As the Minister for Housing was rolling out a national Repair and Leasing Scheme for vacant houses, a dispute arose in the Dáil over exactly how many social housing units are currently being built. Eoin O'Broin, Sinn Fein Housing Spokesperson and Julie Sadlier, a solicitor, spoke to us.

Rathlin Island

Rathlin Island

Today, in our Living on an Island series, we visit Rathlin Island in County Antrim... to hear the local views on Brexit and how it will affect the local community.

Policing Authority

Policing Authority

The Garda Commissioner has been appearing before the new Policing Authority this afternoon, where there was some expectation that she would be asked questions about on-going controversies affecting the force. Fergal Keane has been watching events.

Trump, Transgender Toilets

Trump, Transgender Toilets

President Donald Trump's administration yesterday pulled back on Barack Obama's landmark guidance to public schools letting transgender students use the bathrooms of their choice. Della Kilroy reports.

Assembly Elections

Assembly Elections

A Week to go to the Northern Elections; and The SDLP fights to avoid its worst ever result. Barry Lenihan has been speaking to SDLP MLA for South Belfast- Claire Hanna.

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