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    Friday 17th April

    Security Council members in tears

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the emotional video of Syrian toddlers killed in a chemical weapon attack

    Thursday 16th April

    Migrant deaths at sea

    Philip Boucher-Hayes analyses the EU's response to an increase in people trafficking from Libya

    Wednesday 15th April

    Delays to Government Inquiry

    Barry Lenihan reports on the inquiry into the Garda fatal shooting of Ronan Mac Lochlainn

    Friday 10th April

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan on the threat of conscription

    On the Road to Recovery?

    Aengus Cox concludes his series by meeting public representatives

    Thursday 9th April

    On the Road to Recovery?

    Aengus Cox reports on the self-employed sector

    Marriage Referendum

    Della Kilroy reports, as both sides gear up for the same-sex marriage referendum on the 22nd of May

    A year on from the first English language school closure, Barry Lenihan asks: what now for the troubled sector?

    12 English language colleges here in 2014 impacting on thousands of foreign students. Next week marks the anniversary of the first college closure. Barry Lenihan reported.

    Wall of Death in Tallaght

    A Matter of Life and Death is an Art Show in Tallaght , and it's got a real Wall of Death out the back !!! Brian Lally has more

    Wednesday 8th April

    On the Road to Recovery?

    Aengus Cox reports on the agriculture and food sector


    Fianna Fail senator Darragh O'Brien and Minister for Housing Paudie Coffey

    Tuesday 7th April

    On the Road to Recovery?

    Aengus Cox reports on the construction industry

    Tony Blair enters the election fray

    George Parker of the Financial Times

    Dublin Busking By-laws

    New regulations come in today for Buskers in Dublin . Brian Lally hears more from buskers and businesses , with a few Eastertime tourists thrown in to the mix

    Monday 6th April

    St Teresa's Gardens

    St Teresas Gardens residents recordings to be archived in the National Folklore collection at UCD

    Talking Money

    To fix or not to fix? Advice from Jill Kerby and Karl Deeter

    On the Road to Recovery?

    Aengus Cox reports on the tourism sector

    Friday 3rd April

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan on the Dublin street poet Michael Moran, better known as “Zozimus”

    Thursday 2nd April

    Sara Burke

    Analysis of the report from the Emergency Department Task Force

    Dunnes Stores strike

    Della Kilroy speaks to workers and shoppers, plus analysis from Martin Wall

    Health Minister Leo Varadkar

    Discusses the report of the Emergency Department Task Force and extra funding to tackle ED overcrowding

    Wednesday 1st April

    Farewell to milk quotas

    EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan, John Gibbons of An Taisce... and the first cow milked quota-free!

    Commemorating 1916

    Audio of the 1966 commemorations and an interview with Heather Humphreys, minister for arts, heritage and the Gaeltacht

    Tuesday 31st March

    Where is the interim Fennelly report?

    Audio from the Dail and analysis from Fiach Kelly of the Irish Times

    Monday 30th March

    Small Parties and Independent Candidates

    Barry Lenihan reports on prospects for the Green Party; while Gary Murphy of DCU and Adrian Kavanagh of Maynooth University discuss whether smaller parties could be the kingmakers of the next Dail.

    Drivetime reporter Philip Boucher Hayes on Ian Bailey losing his High Court action

    Philip Boucher-Hayes was in court for much of the last five months of Ian Bailey's action for damages. He took us through the decision.

    Paschal Sheehy on the mystery of Sophie Toscan du Plantier's death.

    Our Southern Editor Paschal Sheehy reports on the mystery surrounding the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

    Ian Bailey loses his High Court action for damages.

    This long-running case opened on the 4th of November last year... and the 11 jurors heard from dozens of witnesses. Mary Carolan of the Irish Times spoke to Drivetime.

    Friday 27th March

    How technical forensics played a big part in the Graham Dwyer murder trial.

    The murder trial heard from a number of technical experts about issues such as the recovery of deleted images or files from Graham Dwyer's computers. We spoke to Dermot Williams, MD of IT Security company Threatscape, about these issues.

    Graham Dwyer guilty of murder - Sean Gillane SC

    Senior Counsel Sean Gillane spoke to Drivetime about how a successful case was built on circumstantial evidence.

    Elaine O'Hara murder trial - RTE's Barry Cummins spoke to Drivetime.

    RTE's Barry Cummins who has been following the trial and the investigation closely, ahead of his Primetime special report on Elaine O'Hara's murder.

    Graham Dwyer found guilty of murdering Elaine O'Hara - Fergal Keane reported.

    Shortly after the jury of seven men and five women found Graham Dwyer guilty of the murder of Elaine O'Hara, our reporter Fergal Keane, who covered the entirety of the trial, spoke to Drivetime.

    Thursday 26th March

    Dr. Mona El-Farra

    Head of Children's Charity in Gaza speaks to Barry Lenihan.

    Barrytown Trilogy is Dublin's One City One Book

    Roddy Doyle's slice of Dublin life will be celebrated in the Capital this April. Brian Lally reports

    Wednesday 25th March

    Louis Walsh on Zayn Malik quitting One Direction

    One Direction fans were shocked and saddened as one of the members of the massive boy-band quit. Drivetime spoke to X-Factor judge Louis Walsh about the pressures of band life.

    Garda Commissioner Before Justice Committee

    Barry Lenihan reports on Noirin O'Sullivan's appearance before the Oireachtas Justice Committee.

    Tuesday 24th March

    Olivia O'Leary March 24th 2015

    In her political column this week, Olivia O'Leary asks: where were all the 'bright people' when Irish Water was being set up?

    Anti-Austerity Alliance Calls for Election Candidates

    Barry Lenihan reports on the Anti-Austerity Alliance as water charge debate continues.

    Collective Complaint launched against Ireland

    Twenty residents groups launch a Collective Complaint - a class action if you like - againt Ireland

    Monday 23rd March

    Polish Complementary Schools

    Barry Lenihan looks at the growth of Polish Complementary schools as the first ever 'Polska Eire' festival begins

    What the fantastic results mean for 4 rugby clubs

    Brian Lally asks 4 Rugby clubs what the great events of the Rugby weekend might mean - a success dividend , if you like !

    Monday 23rd March

    Monica Lewinsky's Ted Talk

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on her insights into our Culture of Humiliation

    Wednesday 18th March

    A look ahead to the weekend's Anti Water Charges march

    Brian Lally meets some Anti Water protesters in Rush , North Co Dublin and Brendan Ogle and Dan McLoughlin look at this weekend's march in Dublin

    Monday 16th March

    Roscommon Repossession Cases

    Della Kilroy reports on the 97 repossession cases listed in Roscommon's court.

    RSA Poster Competition Winners !!

    Brian Lally meets the winers of a Road Safety Authority poster competition . Well done to Barryroe NS and Schoil Mhuire Broadford !!

    Friday 13th March

    Kate Bush as Gaeilge

    Brian Lally hears about Catriona O Leary's evening of Kate Bush songs as Gaeilge

    Launch of Renua

    Renua TD Terence Flanagan talks to Mary

    Thursday 12th March

    NALA campaign for plain english

    Did you ever get a form or questionaire? Perhaps from a government department? that had you puzzled, if not entirely flummoxed? Brian Lally reports on the NALA Plaign English Campaign.

    Christina Noble documentary

    Philip Boucher-Hayes talks to the children's activist.

    Wednesday 11th March

    US tanks in Baltics as NATO exercises begin.

    In one of the biggest NATO exercises since the Cold War days, 100's of US military vehicles, including heavy tanks, have begun arriving in the Baltic states Military analyst Tom Clonan, joined us in studio.

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