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    Monday 15th September

    Penalty Points

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on Sgt Maurice McCabe's latest revelations

    Thursday 11th September

    Sara Burke

    Issue with the country's maternity services

    Tuesday 9th September

    Greyhound Waste update

    Ingrid Miley brings us the latest on the Greyhound Waste dispite , and Brian Lally meets rival protesters outside the Four Courts

    Monday 8th September

    Talking Money

    With queues outside a housing develpoment in Swords Co Dublin , Jill Kerby and Karl Deeter look at the property market

    Friday 5th September

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan remembers the first edition of the Irish Press

    Thursday 4th September

    Major adoption conference in UCC

    We spoke to UCC law lecturer Dr Aisling Parkes... and to Dr Simone McCaughren of the School of Applied Social Studies... the convenors of the conference.

    Death of Adrian Moynihan

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports

    Wednesday 3rd September

    Ireland's favourite food brands

    Suzane Campbell looks at the rise in the number of Irish brands in the Top 100

    Foreign Affairs Committee meets on Gaza

    Barry Lenihan reports.

    Our Childrens Health

    Brian Lally meets some Our Childrens Health campaigners at the Dail

    Fergal Keane on the new Dail term

    On the day the of the Cabinets first post-summer meeting , Fergal Keane assesses the agenda for the term

    The Killing of Steven Sotloff

    Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute looks at the IS killing of a second journalist - Steven Sotloff

    Tuesday 2nd September

    Concern Over New System for English Language Schools

    Barry Lenihan reports.

    Tomorrows Trumps??? - The Junior Enterpreneur Programme

    Brian Lally meets some of the people involved in the Junior Enterpreneur Programme

    The Evolution of IS

    Dr Orlan Lynch of St Andrews University and Dr Tom Clonan - Defense Analyst - on the evolotion of IS

    Monday 1st September

    Talking Money

    Jill Kerby and Kark Deeter run through some listener queries

    Will Irish troops stay at the Golan Heights?

    Michael O'Toole of The Irish Daily Star, and retired commandant Frank Reidy talk to Drivetime about the tense situation facing Irish UN forces on the Israeli/Syrian border.

    Wednesday 27th August

    Ireland's stormiest winter in 143 years - NUI Maynooth research

    Dr Tom Matthews from NUI Maynooth's Irish Climate Analysis and Research Unit (or 'ICARUS') was one of the research team which carried out this study and spoke to Mary.

    Tuesday 26th August

    Does America have a strategy for dealing with Islamic State

    Patrick Skinner, Director of Special Projects for The Soufan Group and a Former CIA Case Officer

    Ceasefire announced between Israel and Palestine

    Al Jazeera's Jane Ferguson in Gaza

    More than 6,500 children are in the care of the State

    Teresa Heeney, Chief Operations Officer with Early Childhood Ireland and Tanya Ward, Chief Executive with the Children's Rights Alliance.

    Jobs Minister on the latest employment and emigration figures

    Minister for Jobs and Enterprise, Richard Bruton

    Monday 25th August

    Tax and Budget 2015

    Tony Foley senior lecturer in economics DCU Business School

    Hunt for “Jihad John”

    Security and defence analyst Declan Power

    Talking Money

    Talking Money - Karl Deeter and Jill Kirby for our weekly wander around the money maze !

    Toby Harnden on IS

    Toby Harnden of the Sunday Times on IS and the possibles outturns in Syria and the Middle East generally

    The State Funeral of Albert Reynolds

    Excerpts of todays State Fumneral of Albert Reynolds-= as compiled by Brian Lally

    Death of Richard Attenborough

    Film lecturer Steven Benedict on the life and influences of Richard Attenborough.

    Thursday 21st August

    Albert Reynolds - Longford remembers

    Brian Lally heads for Longford for reaction to the passing of Albert Reynolds

    Albert Reynolds Remembered

    Drivetime rememberes Albert Reynolds - with Sean Power , Ray McSharry and Fergal Keane

    Monday 18th August

    CAO Offers

    An Education Expert, A Science guru and a chat with the Help line Counsellors paint a vivd picture of the first day of College Offers .

    US / Israeli relations at low ebb

    Adam Entous National Security Correspondent, with The Wall Street Journal in Washington, DC

    Ukraine military advances on Luhansk

    Andrew Kramer of the New York Times is in Donetsk

    Protection of Life During Pregnancy Act - fit for purpose ?

    Dr Anthony McCarthy peri-natal psychiatrist at the National Maternity Hospital

    Woman refused an abortion by the State

    Mark Tighe journalist with The Sunday Times. RTÉ's Brian Dowling.

    Friday 15th August

    Amy Cole gets a new hairstyle - at a price !!!

    Amy Cole opf Swords Co Dublin parts with her fabulous hair - all in aid of the Rapunzel Foundation . www.rapunzelfoundation.com

    On this day - Oliver Cromwell

    Myles Dungan looks at the arrival of Oliver Cromwell - 365 years ago today

    Thursday 14th August

    Who's in Charge of National Drugs Policy?

    Barry Lenihan reports.

    Tourism Figures

    Niall Gibbons of Tourism Ireland outlines increases in Tourist numbers ..and we hear from some visitors to Ireland what they like and what they dont ....and what about the great Irish B&B

    Shane O'Farrell hit and run

    His mother, Lucia, criticises alleged Garda inadequacy probe

    Wednesday 13th August

    Dial M for Murder - Music from Hitchcock Movies

    Brian Lally previews the RTE Concert Orchestra's 'Dial M for Murder' concert - a celebration of the scores to cinema's Master of Suspense

    Brother of man found dead claims request for psychiatric care was denied due to 'cutbacks'

    The brother of man who died last June told an inquest that he pleaded for access to psychiatric services just days before he was found dead. Drivetime's Della Kilroy reports.

    Tuesday 12th August

    Is America moving towards greater military involvement in Iraq ?

    Jessica D. Lewis from the Institute for the Study of War in Washington, DC.

    Death of Shane Tuohey

    His family expresses lack of confidence in Dept of Justice review of the case.

    Monday 11th August

    Talking Money

    Jill and Karl discuss the benefits of car clubs

    Mandatory counselling for divorcing couples considered.

    The Irish Independent reported that the reforms for Ireland's divorce and separation system were the brainchild of former Justice Minister Alan Shatter but are now being considered by his successor, Frances Fitzgerald. Della Killroy reports.

    Irish Water - operating costs & political costs

    Philip Boucher Hayes looks at reports of Irish Water's operating costs, and Brian Dowling examines the political implications as metering is set to begin in October.

    As Gaza truce holds, what is the humanitarian situation?

    Oxfam's Alun McDonald spoke to us from Jerusalem about the scale of destruction in Gaza and the everyday difficulties people are facing.

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