Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm


    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 .

    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.

    Haider al-Abadi becomes Iraq's PM designate

    Fawaz Gerges is a Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics

    The plight of the Yizidi people

    Richard Spencer is in Western Kurdistan

    Friday 8th August

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan remembers architect James Gandon

    Ebola Outbreak

    Philip Boucher-Hayes charts the spread of the virus and the authorities response.

    Thursday 7th August

    Russia bans European produce

    Ben Aris Editor of 'Business New Europe'

    Are we seeing a melting of borders in the Middle East ?

    Ian Black Middle East editor for the Guardian newspaper

    Job Schemes

    Philip Boucher-Hayes assesses if the governments labour activation measures are working.

    Wednesday 6th August

    3 years after Col Gaddafi Libya stands on the verge of lawlessness

    Mattia Toaldo is a policy fellow with the European Council of Foreign Relations

    Tuesday 5th August

    Leo Varadkar changes health policy

    Analysis from Sara Burke

    The Horse Show - it's big business.

    Suzanne Campbell reports on the wheeling and dealing of million Euro horses behind the scenes

    Gaza ceasefire holds so far

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the chances for negotiations.

    Monday 4th August

    Talking Money

    Jill Kerby and Karl Deeter with advice on negotiating leases

    First World War commemorations

    At a memorial ceremony in Liege, 50 heads of state gathered for a service to mark the invasion of Belgium.

    Friday 1st August

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan remembers the funeral of O'Donovan Rossa

    Review of regional newspapers

    John O'Connor reviews stories from this week's regional newspapers

    Kinvara boycotts Israeli goods

    Vicky Donnelly, a resident of Kinvara, Co. Galway

    Humanitarian cease-fire comes to an abrupt end

    Dan Williams of Reuters

    Thursday 31st July

    European Health Systems

    Sara Burke examines the Dutch model

    Rural crime series - Leitrim

    Fergal Keane with rural crime package in Leitrim

    Galway Hurdle

    Barry Lenihan looks ahead to the big race at the Galway Races

    Wednesday 30th July

    Rural crime series - Limerick

    Fergal Keane reports on crime in rural east Limerick

    Tuesday 29th July

    Rural Crime series Edenderry

    Fergal Keane reports on crime in Edendery following reduced garda hours

    Monday 28th July

    Gaye Godkin - Food for Thought

    Following a damning HIQA report on Aras Attracta in Mayo - Nutritionist Gaye Godkin on the dietary needs of older people

    Callely - the view from Clontarf - his political heartland

    The view from Ivor Callely's political heartland of Clontarf - and Harry McGee of the Irish Times assesses the significance

    Talking Money - Peer-to-peer lending

    Karl Deeter and Jill Kirby focus their finacial minds on crowd-funding and other forms of peer-to-peer lending

    Frances Fitzgerald TD , Minister for Justice

    Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald reacts to the report on her Department's workings

    Dept of Justice report is published

    Fergal Keane goes through the report into the workings of the Justice Dept

    Ivor Callely gets 5 months

    A jail term of 5 months for former TD, Senator and Junior Minister Ivor Callely. John Lee is the journalist who broke the story.

    Friday 25th July

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan looks at the career in Ireland of Thomas Wentworth Earl of Strafford.

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