Drivetime Wednesday 27 February 2013

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Pope Benedict's last general audience

Pope Benedict's last general audience

While Pope Benedict's successor will be chosen in March we ask what will go on behind the scenes at the Vatican between this and the eventual white smoke from the chimneys of the Sistine Chapel. From Rome we're joined by John Allen, senior correspondent with the National Catholic Reporter.

What's next for Croke Park II

Now that the talks are over, what needs to happen before the agreement can be implemented. We talk to Bill Roche, professor of industrial relations at UCD.

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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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