Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm


    Friday 18th April

    Dublin MEP candidates debate.

    In studio, Sinn Fein's Lynn Boylan, Labour's Emer Boylan, Independent Nessa Childers, Fianna Fail's Mary Fitzpatrick, Fine Gael's Brian Hayes, Socialist Party's Paul Murphy, Green Party's Eamon Ryan, and Brid Smith from People Before Profit. Also running are Tom Darcy, Direct Democracy Ireland, and Jim Tallon, Independent.

    Thursday 17th April

    Health policy analyst

    Sara Burke on why the HSE cannot meet its Haddington Road savings

    Anglo verdict

    Analysis from Fergal Keane and Dearbhaill McDonald of The Irish Independent

    Anglo verdict

    Analysis from Tom Lyons, author of 'The FitzPatrick Tapes'

    Traveller ethnicity recognised - Oireachtas C'ttee

    Sinn Fein's Padraig MacLochlainn debates if Travellers are ethnically distinct

    Vladamir Putin's TV phone 'call in' appearance

    Edward Lucas Senior Editor at the Economist and author of the book 'the New Cold War'

    Wednesday 16th April

    AGSI complains about GSOC

    Garda Sergeants and Inspectors complain about GSOC oversight

    Sean Fitzpatrick Not Guilty

    Fergal Keane reports from the Circuit Ciminal Court as Mr FitzPatrick walks free.

    'Eastern Ukraine is lost to Kiev'

    Luke Harding of The Guardian reports from inside the occupied Mayor's office in Donetsk

    Embrace....Annex... or Federalise...We assess Putin's regional ambitions

    Donnacha O'Beachain Lecturer in International relations at DCU

    Tuesday 15th April

    Family of 'Locked-In Syndrome' man, get HSE care funding.

    33 year old David Garvey will be released from hospital after the HSE agreed to fund 24 hour home care for him. His sister Lynn Flood spoke to Drivetime.

    Olivia O'Leary

    Olivia O'Leary says that we've come a long way

    Eastern Ukraine : Russia's game plan

    John Lough Russia expert at the Royal Institute of International Affairs

    Stability Programme Update

    Dermot O'Leary, Chief Economist with Goodbody stockbrokers

    Music to salute Brian Boru

    Brian Lally reports from rehearsals for the Boroimhe Suite - specially commissioned by CCE for the Battle of Clontarf Millenium

    Monday 14th April

    Are negative interest rates a real possibility in the coming months?

    Stephen Kinsella of the Kemmy School at the University of Limerick

    Government forced to shelve renewables project

    Malcolm Brown UK based independent energy consultant

    Kiev's deadline to separatists in Eastern Ukraine passes

    Andrew Jack a reporter with the Financial Times in Donetsk

    Friday 11th April

    Olivia O'Leary at the Ceiliuradh

    Olivia spoke of those little things we have learned to love about Britain

    Latest quaterly review from ESRI

    Dan O'Brien Chief Economist at the Institute of International and European affairs and columnist for Independent newspapers

    Thursday 10th April

    WindAware - website launch and opposing view

    Brian Lally reports from the launch of and Kenneth Matthews from Irish Wind Energy Association gives the counter point

    Wednesday 9th April

    Is the 'Heartbleed Bug' PC armageddon?

    Dermot Williams of IT Seucrity firm Threatscape, talked to us about the latest computer password scare.

    GPs protest meeting over free under 6 GP care plan

    Dr Stephen Murphy from the National Association of GPs came into studio to talk about pressures on local GP surgeries.

    Day 2 of President Higgins State visit to the UK

    President Higgins met Irish staff at University College Hospital in London - Fergal Keane reports.

    Is Eastern Ukraine under threat ?

    Donnacha O'Beachain Lecturer in International relations at DCU

    Ian Bailey and the Gardai

    What, if anything, remains of the Garda case against him for the murder of Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder?

    Tuesday 8th April

    A special column to mark the State Visit from Olivia O'Leary

    In her column from Windsor, Olivia O'Leary talks about two countries divided by the same language.

    EU's Data Retention Directive is 'invalid'

    Sadhbh McCarthy Director of the Centre for Irish and European Security

    President Higgins - State Visit - Day 1

    Brian Lally recaps on some of the souds the State Visit to Britain - Day 1

    Voices from the new generation of Irish people living in the UK

    Dr Ciara Meehan a lecturer in history at the University of Hertfordshire and writer Paddy Duffy.

    Sale of The Beacon Hospital

    Health Journalist Priscilla Lynch on the sale of The Beacon Hospital, its future and the sustainability of the private hospital sector

    Monday 7th April

    Previous top level visits

    Brian Lally loks back at earlier top level meetings and Prof Eunan O hAlpin assesses the significance of the visit

    Della Kilroy speaks to a genocide survivor

    As Rwanda starts a week of mourning to mark the 20th anniversary of genocide Della Kilroy hears of one mans story of survival.

    Friday 4th April

    Archive interview with Ian Bailey

    Bailey interviewed in 1997 about Garda - Media contacts after his arrest.

    Friday 4th April

    Has the bailout changed the Irish State?

    Dr Bernadette Connaughton University of Limerick and Alison O'Connor of the Irish Examiner

    Do we need to start building houses again?

    Tom Parlon Director General of the Construction Industry Federation. Ciaran Cuffe Green Party politician, architect and lecturer in planning.

    Solicitor Frank Buttimer

    Solicitor for Ian Bailey and his partner Jules Thomas

    Thursday 3rd April

    Five Medical Technology Wizards

    Five Medical Technology Wizards tell Brian Lally about their projects

    The latest public transport plan for the Greater Dublin Area.

    Gerry Murphy, the Chief Executive of the National Transport Authority, spoke to Drivetime about their Integrated Implementation Plan.

    EU roaming fees to end by Christmas 2015

    After years of trying, it appears that mobile roaming charges are to come to an end. Not immediately, but by Christmas 2015. John Kennedy is editor of Silicon Republic dot com, and told us more.

    Teething problems at the Insolvency Service.

    With only 4 debt deals done in its first year will the ISI work?

    Wednesday 2nd April

    8.2 magnitude earthquake hits Chile

    Raol Pinto a journalist with The Santiago Times

    UHI - political reaction

    Sinn Fein Health spokesperson Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin

    Universal Health Insurance - analysis.

    Dermot Goode, health insurance analyst with Cornmarket Financial Services & UCC health economist Dr. Brian Turner.

    White Paper on on Universal Health Insurance - the details.

    Health Correspondent Fergal Bowers

    Cumman Na mBan - 100 years ago today

    A cermony at Glasnevin Cemetary to mark the centenary of Cumman Na mBan

    Climate Change warnings

    Are the politicians listening to the scientists

    Tuesday 1st April

    Olivia O'Leary

    In her weekly radio column Olivia O'Leary says that place matters

    Report finds Irish healthcare service is doing 'less with less'

    Dr Steve Thomas, Associate Professor, Centre for Health Policy and Management in Trinity

    Debating confidence in Alan Shatter

    Charlie Flanagan of FG versus Willie O'Dea of FF

    Selling the rights to the national games

    Paraic Duffy of the GAA

    Homelessness in Ireland - Part 2

    Aengus Cox continues his series

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