Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm
Drivetime Friday 8 March 2013
Philip Boucher Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
John O'Connor's pick of the week's local and regional newspapers
Sinn Fein's Finance Spokesman reacts to mortgage arrears figures and the growing threat of repossessions
This week's column is entitled "A Masterclass from Mary O'Rourke"
Frances Shanahan speaks to city and county councillors in Galway
Dr Brian Hanley of UCD recalls the brutal events at Ballyseedy in March 1923
Peter Spiegel Brussels Bureau chief for the Financial Times and Ulrike Guerot, Head of the Berlin office of the thinktank, European Council on Foreign Relations
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 .
Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon
Hen and Stag Parties in Carlingford Della Kilroy brought us this report
Presenter: Mary Wilson