Drivetime Tuesday 18 December 2012

Drivetime

Drivetime

Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Ireland's 8th International Monetary Fund review

Ireland's 8th International Monetary Fund review

Dr Stephen Kinsella Lecturer in Economics in the University of Limerick.

Olivia O'Leary radio column

Olivia O'Leary radio column

In a seasonal column for Drivetime, Olivia remembers a man she looked up to

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SDLP leader on the ongoing flag protests and attacks

SDLP leader on the ongoing flag protests and attacks

SDLIP leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell, MP for South Belfast, responds to the ongoing violence, following the Belfast City Council Union flag decision

Olivia O'Leary

Turkey and ham for Christmas dinner?

Turkey and ham for Christmas dinner?

Frances Shanahan reports that most people will have traditional turkey and ham for Christmas dinner - but fewer will eat a fruit cake

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Government decides to legislate for abortion

Government decides to legislate for abortion

The government has decided to legislate for abortion on the basis of the X Case decision. Drivetime's team outlines the decision.

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Syrian Refugees

The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .

Hen and Stag Parties

Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon

Hen and Stag Parties

Hen and Stag Parties in Carlingford Della Kilroy brought us this report

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