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    Friday 22nd May

    The Digital Caliphate

    Journalist and author Abdel Bari Atwan on his new book 'Islamic State - the Digital Caliphate'

    Junior Cycle Reform

    Education Minister Jan O'Sullivan

    Thursday 21st May

    Sara Burke

    Sara analyses the systems failures which contributed to the deaths of babies in Portlaoise hospital

    Wednesday 20th May

    Marriage Referendum - Eileen King

    Advocating a No Vote

    Marriage Referendum - Michael Barron

    Advocating a Yes vote

    Anne Applebaum on Russia and the Ukraine

    Anne Applebaum a columnist for the Washington Post and Slate.

    Author of 2011 report into maternity services in the Coombe, Portlaoise and Mullingar Hospitals.

    Consultant obstetrician and former Master of the Coombe Dr. Chris Fitzpatrick

    Marriage Referendum

    Barry Lenihan looks at the key arguments of the Yes and No Side; as well as information on how to vote.

    Tuesday 19th May

    Political Column by Olivia O'Leary

    In the second of two columns on the marriage referendum Olivia O'Leary has been speaking to people advocating a 'No' vote.

    Poll find 25 to 34 age group strongly against taking in fleeing migrants.

    Sophie Maggenis, Head of Office with the UN Refugee agency.

    BBC reporter describes air attacks on Iraqi city of Mosul.

    BBC Persian's reporter Nafiseh Kohnavard is the first ever journalist to be allowed to fly on an air mission over the occupied city of Mosul. She described the mission to Drivetime.

    Islamic State militants are preparing to defend the Iraqi city of Ramadi

    Zeina Khodr is Senior correspondent with Aljazeera English in Baghdad. She outlined what was happening on the ground.

    Parents tell Dail Committee how HSE treated them when their babies died at the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

    Mark and Roisin Molloy's baby, Mark, died at the hospital shortly after he was born as did Mary Kate, the baby of Oliver Kelly and Amy Delahunt... Donal O'Herlihy reported.

    Presidential Age Referendum

    Barry Lenihan looks at relevant information for the Presidential Age Referendum as polling day approaches.

    Monday 18th May

    Talking Money

    Jill Kerby and Karl Deeter discuss taxes on savings

    Friday 15th May

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan looks at the life and the work of Irish composer, Michael Balfe

    Rock the Vote

    Brian Lally meets people rocking the vote in Ballymun

    Remembering Ypres

    JIm Doherty travels to Flanders to remember Irishmen who fought and died in World War I.

    Thursday 14th May

    Sara Burke

    Issues with maternity services in Portlaoise

    Marriage Referendum Debate

    Yes - Minister Alex White & Maureen Gaffney No - Barry Jones & Dr Tom Finnegan

    Wednesday 13th May

    Carlow-Kilkenny By Election debates

    Fergal Keane previews and interviews the candidates in the Carlow-Kilkenny By Election from the grounds of Killenny Castle.

    Tribute to Derek Davis

    Philip recalls Derek's contributions to the programme

    Tuesday 12th May

    Olivia O'Leary

    Olivia goes on the marriage referendum canvas in Carlow

    Presidential Age debate

    Jim O'Callaghan v Declan Bourke

    Monday 11th May

    Cold case probe into murder or prison officer Brian Stack in 1983.

    Tom Brady of The Irish Independent on how Gardai have interviewed a suspect in Spain on the IRA murder of prison officer Brian Stack over 30 years ago.

    Rental prices have jumped 8% in 12 months.

    Bob Jordan, Chief Executive of housing charity, Threshold, spoke to Drivetime about the sharp end of the latest rental price figures.

    Friday 8th May

    Westminster Elections: Fallout in Northern Ireland

    Barry Lenihan reports from Belfast.

    Thursday 7th May

    The UK election - By Numbers

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports from London

    Wednesday 6th May

    Liverpool and the UK election

    Brian Lally meets a Liberal Democrat candidate and gets the predictions of local political correspondents

    Buying Sex

    Barry Lenihan reports on new laws in Northern Ireland

    UK Election

    Brian Lally has been to St Michael's Irish Centre in Everton; followed by analysis from Gerry Foley

    Tuesday 5th May

    Marriage Referendum

    Senator Ivana Bacik and barrister Benedict O'Floinn debate the legal consequences of the vote

    UK Election 2015

    Philip Boucher-Hayes chairs a panel of Northern parties as they debate the issues ahead of the Westminster election

    Youth Views on Northern Ireland election

    Barry Lenihan speaks to young voters in the North ahead of the Westminster elections.

    Charity calls on Government to Invest in Mentoring for Young Offenders

    Mentoring and youth justice charity Le Chéile has called on the government to commit to investing in mentoring for young offenders and their families. Della Kilroy reports.

    Monday 4th May

    Talking Money

    Jill Kerby and Karl Deeter on the finances of marriage

    Friday 1st May

    The only TD to publicly oppose gay marriage

    Neil Doherty speaks to independent TD Mattie McGrath and voters in his south Tipperary constituency

    Thursday 30th April

    New Lobbying Register Launched.

    Barry Lenihan reports and speaks to Minister Brendan Howlin and new Lobbying Regulator Sherry Perrault.

    Sara Burke - Health Policy Analyst

    Health Policy analyst Sara Burke on the latest controversy to hit the HSE - X-ray errors in SEVEN hospitals !

    Bus Strike to go ahead

    Brian Lally asks commuters about their plans to counter the Bus strike and Ingrid Miley reports on the breakdown of talks at the LRC

    Trichet faces Questions

    Fergal Keane reports on former ECB supremo Jean Claude Trichet's visit to Ireland and members of the Banking Enquiry

    Tuesday 28th April

    Michael Noonan

    Minister for Finance discusses the Spring Statement

    Olivia O'Leary

    In her political column this week, Olivia O'Leary asks: where did 'we' get lost?

    Monday 27th April

    Marriage Referendum

    Donal O'Herlihy meets Yes campaigners in Cork City

    Talking Money

    Jill Kerby and Karl Deeter on savings options


    The latest on the share register from Tom Lyons

    Friday 24th April

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan recalls the first day of the 1916 Rising

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