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    Thursday 26th February

    Icelandic banker in jail

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports

    Wednesday 25th February

    Lives are at risk - Tony O'Connell's diagnosis of the problems in Irish hospitals

    Political reaction plus response from Tadhg Daly of Nursing Homes Ireland

    Ian Bailey v Ireland - Day 51

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the final day of Det Jim FitzGerald's evidence

    Tuesday 24th February

    Ian Bailey v Ireland - Day 50

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports

    Olivia O'Leary

    Olivia O'Leary looks at what older people want.

    Challenges Facing Rural Ireland

    Barry Lenihan reports on Rural Affairs Minister Ann Phelan's appearance before the Oireachtas Enviornment Committee.

    Monday 23rd February

    Data centre for Athenry

    Drivetime's Ciaran O'Byrne reports

    Children's Rights Alliance report card and HIQA report on Oberstown

    Ursula Kilkelly professor of law at University College Cork

    Planned cuts to local services anger rural bus users

    Brian Lally got the reaction of residents in Bunclody Co Wexford. Seamus Boland Irish Rural Link.

    St Patrick's Day : Ministers go on trade missions

    Fergal Keane reports

    Friday 20th February

    Fine Gael party conference in Mayo

    Vox pop from Castlebar and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Charlie Flanagan

    Review of regional newspapers

    John O'Connor in Waterford

    Thursday 19th February

    Cork Airport- In Terminal Decline?

    Barry Lenihan reports on problems for Cork Airport.

    Oscar Time

    In the run up to Oscar weekend , Brian Lally hears about the voting process and some of the shocks in Oscar history

    Wednesday 18th February

    US summit on extremism

    Eric Schmitt, senior writer who covers terrorism and national security issues for The New York Times

    Oireachtas Banking Inquiry

    RTE Business Editor David Murphy

    Reprieve for rural schools- but has the government simply kicked a can down the road?

    The Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan is to reduce the number of pupils needed to keep a teacher at a school. Sean McMahon President of the INTO and a We spoke to teaching principal at a 3 teacher school in Mullagh in West Clare, and John Walshe, Independent Columinst and former advisor to former-Education Minister Ruairi Quinn

    What are 8 year olds giving up for Lent this year?

    Some traditions don't really change - Brian Lally spoke to pupils of first and second class at St Brendan's, Loughshinny, in north county Dublin... and asked them about Lent and what it means to them.

    Warning over homophobic 'catfish' attacks

    Reports of homophobic 'catfish' attacks in Cork

    Tuesday 17th February

    Olivia O'Leary

    Olivia O'Leary discusses Sinn Fein's next move

    Health Minister's proposals to reform the law on surrogacy

    Dr Adam McAuley lecturer in Medical Law, Dublin City University

    'Baby Ava' - An Irish Surrogacy Story

    Niall O'Flatherty has been through the surrogacy process

    Children and Family Relationships Bill

    Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald.

    Shane Tuohey death - a breakthrough

    CCTV missing for 13 years turns up. Philip Boucher-Hayes reports

    Friday 13th February

    Barry Lenihan's Pre-Election Roadshow: Part Six.

    Barry Lenihan is back in studio to conclude his series. Part One here:

    Barry Lenihan's Pre-Election Roadshow: Part Five

    Barry Lenihan looks back on issues raised on his tour with leading figures in Fine Gael, Fianna Fail, Sinn Fein and Labour. Part Four here:

    Brenda Power radio column.

    Brenda Power explains why she's voting 'Yes'... but offers some advice to campaigners.

    Regional Papers with John O'Connor

    Could the Galway Races be cancelled for 2 years?... John O'Connor had this and other stories from the regional papers.

    Thursday 12th February

    Barry Lenihan's Pre-Election Roadshow: Part Four.

    Barry Lenihan continues his journey in Kerry. Part Three Here:

    The Dublin Diving Bell

    Brian Lally hears about the Dublin Port Diving Bell

    Wednesday 11th February

    Barry Lenihan's Pre-Election Roadshow: Part Three

    Barry Lenihan reports from Galway. Part Two Here:

    More landmarks going green for St Patrick's Day

    Della Kilroy reports as global landmarks sign up for the largest ever St. Patrick's Day celebrations.

    Young Irish chocolate makers

    Artisan and luxury chocolate is a rapidly growing part of the food sector and food and farming reporter Suzanne Campbell has met with some young chocolate makers making their name on the scene .

    Tuesday 10th February

    Barry Lenihan's Pre-Election Roadshow: Part Two.

    Barry Lenihan reports from the four counties and two provinces rolled into the Dail constituency of Sligo-Leitrim. Part One here:

    Centre for Aerospace Engineering officially opened in IT Carlow

    A €5.5 million Centre for Aerospace Engineering was officially opened at IT Carlow, and it attracts students from around the world. Ciaran O'Byrne was there for Drivetime...

    Monday 9th February

    Barry Lenihan's Pre-Election Roadshow: Part One

    Barry Lenihan reports from Borrisokane in North Tipperary- now in the Offaly Dail constituency.

    National housing conference

    Della Kilroy reports from this year's national housing conference

    Chancellor Merkel meets US President Barack Obama

    Richard Weitz is Senior Fellow and Director of the Center for Political-Military Analysis at Hudson Institute.

    The arrest and release of Paul Murphy TD

    Recap on events and interview with Anti Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy.

    Friday 6th February

    A Roscommon village fights back

    Mike McCartney reports

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan remembers footballer Liam Whelan

    Thursday 5th February

    Bill Black and the Banking Inquiry

    The outspoken American banking expert speaks to Mary

    Wednesday 4th February


    We look at a pathway to work making a return after recession.

    Global emergency airline tracker HQ for Clare

    A new global aircraft emergency tracking centre is to be set up in Ballygirreen, Co. Clare. The Irish Aviation Authority is to manage the 'Aireon ALERT' service. Chief Executive of the IAA, Eamonn Brennan told us more.

    Tuesday 3rd February

    Credit Unions using private investigators

    Niall O'Connor, political correspondent, Independent News and Media

    Greece trys to broker a debt deal

    What if anything might this mean for Ireland? Philip Boucher-Hayes reports

    Monday 2nd February

    Talking Money - 'Kidults' !

    Karl Deeter and Jill Kerby on the phenomenon of the Kidult - the adult son or daughter that just won’t leave home!

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