Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm


    Thursday 23rd October

    Mairia Cahill cyber bullying

    Philip Boucher-Hayes and Brian Dowling report

    Wednesday 22nd October

    Tuesday 21st October

    Fergal Keane in Kobane

    Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports from Kobane on the Turkey Syria border

    Lung Transplant Stats

    Jim Egan of Transplant Ireland and HSE and Transplant Patient Martin McHale reflect on Ireland's top 3 place in the Euro Lung Transplant table

    Cabinet Meeting and Leaders Questions

    Brian Dowling takes a political look at the Irish Water debacle

    Monday 20th October

    Hauliers protest and Transport Minister reacts

    Hauliers staged a 4 hour protest at Dublin Port and the we hear from the Transport Minister Paschal Donohue

    Talking Money

    Karl Deeter looks at Central Bank Mortgage Caps and new regulations for landers

    Irish Water and Mairiah Cahill

    Minister Simon Coveney on the Irish Water situation and we also hear from commentators John Downing and Malachi O Doherty

    Thursday 16th October

    Young People and Budget 2015

    Barry Lenihan examines what Budget 2015 means for students and young people

    Growing political unease over Irish Water.

    Fergal Keane reports on Fine Gael backbench disquiet, and Irish Water spokesperson Elizabeth Arnett tells Drivetime they may extend their Oct 31st deadline.

    Wednesday 15th October

    Olivia O'Leary

    Politics after austerity. In her weekly column Olivia O'Leary takes the temperature in Leinster House.

    Health Policy analyst Sara Burke gives her judgement on Budget 2015

    For the first time in years of budget coverage, health has not -- so far -- become the lightening rod of public discontent. We asked Sara Burke why is there a muted response to the health elements of this years budget?

    How the Budget affects families.

    Consumer columnist with The Herald, Sinead Ryan, talks to Drivetime about the changes to Income Tax, USC and Childrens' Allowance.

    Tuesday 14th October

    Loughrea reacts to the Budget

    In Loughrea Co Galway - local boy Brian Lally gets some reaction to the Budget measures

    Monday 13th October

    Tuam Babies

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on discrepancies between what the Bon Secour order says publicly and privately

    Monday 13th October

    Edward Snowden's lawyer speaks at a counter terrorism conference in Dublin.

    Della Kilroy speaks to Edward Snowden's lawyer Ben Wizner at a conference hosted by the Centre for Irish and European Security.

    Friday 10th October

    Mexicans gather in Dublin in protest at missing students.

    Barry Lenihan reports.

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan recalls Ben Franklin's visit to Ireland

    Thursday 9th October

    Ebola - is Ireland prepared?

    Dr John Lambert, Head of the National Isolation Unit at the Mater Hospital, Dublin, talks to Drivetime, about the medical protocols in place here.

    The battle for the Kurdish Syrian town of Kobani.

    Middle East analyst Hazir Temourian

    Wednesday 8th October

    Shane Tuohey Death

    Shane Tuohey Death - Philip Boucher-Hayes reports

    Finance & provision of Social Housing

    Donal McManus, Executive Director of the Irish Council for Social Housing. Henrietta Podd, M.D with Canaccord Genuity

    Breifne O Brien gets 7 year jail term

    Derbhaill McDonald of the Irish Independent tells us about the life and crimes of BreifnieO Brien

    Tuesday 7th October

    Tuam people react to calls for an inquest and exhumation at St Mary's Nursing Home.

    A call by solicitor Kevin Higgins for an inquest on the remains of children who died at St Mary's nursing home in Tuam, is being strongly opposed in the County Galway Town by the members of the Children's Graveyard Committee. Mike McCartney reports.

    Olivia O Learys Column

    Olivia O Leary says its not a sin to want to keep your seat

    Ink in his veins ....

    Brian Lally hears about a restored Printing Press in the Print Museum , and meets a man with ink in his veins .

    Monday 6th October

    Online Security

    Digital guru Bruce Schneier tells us what to look out for in the realm of On Line Security

    Talking Money

    Jill Kerby and Karl Deeter on the potential costs of water

    Friday 3rd October

    Pres. Higgins opens new Drop in Centre for Migrants

    Celebrations at MRCI as Pres. Higgins opens a new dropin centre for Migrants and Asylum seekers

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan recalls the exploits -- and short career -- of the Monaghan-born celebrity highwayman James McLaine

    Part 2: Dublin South-West By-Election

    Barry Lenihan reports

    Thursday 2nd October

    Sara Burke

    Sligo Regional Hospital and the death of Dhara Kivlehan

    Hogan approved by EU committee

    The Commissioner-designate answers questions; MEP Luke Ming Flanagan; and Peter Spiegel of the FT

    Part 1: Dublin South-West by-Election

    Barry Lenihan reports live from Tallaght.

    Wednesday 1st October

    Fall-out from the John McNulty Affair

    Audio from Leaders Questions in the Dail and analysis from Mary Regan of the Examiner

    Part 2 : Roscommon-South Leitrim by-election

    Drivetime's Fergal Keane final report from the constituency

    Tuesday 30th September

    John McNulty Affair part 2

    Statement from Arts Minister Heather Humphreys; Seanad candidate Gerard Craughwell; John McNulty speaks to Highland Radio; and a political column from Olivia O'Leary

    John McNulty Affair part 1

    Leaders Questions in the Dail and analysis from Brian Dowling

    Part 1 : Roscommon-South Leitrim by-election

    Drivetime's Fergal Keane is in the constituency for the first of his 2 reports.

    Monday 29th September

    Disabled divers

    Mike McCartney reports from “Feel Good Scuba”

    Talking Money

    Jill Kerby and Karl Deeter discuss alternative water sources

    Friday 26th September

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan remembers Patrick Lafcadio Hearn

    Thursday 25th September

    Fine Gael and cronyism

    Philip Boucher-Hayes looks at the party's attitude to jobs for the boys while in opposition

    Thursday 25th September

    Wednesday 24th September

    Abuse allegations not investigated

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on abuse claims against three female teachers in one national school.

    Wednesday 24th September

    Women's Aid calls for total change to domestic violence structures in Ireland

    Della Kilroy reports as Women's Aid publishes their annual report revealing that they received just under 20,000 disclosures of domestic violence last year.

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