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Drivetime Thursday 2 May 2013

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

President Higgins anti-austerity stance

President Higgins anti-austerity stance

Philip Boucher-Hayes examines whether the President's interview with the Financial Times craetes problems for the government.

Drivetime hits the Beach

Brian Lally reports on some good and bad beached according to the latest EPA Water Quality report

April Jones

April Jones

The jury in the trial of the man accused of murdering five-year-old April Jones in Wales today visited his home... Mark Bridger denies abducting and murdering April, who disappeared near her home in Machynlleth on October 1st, last year. We talk to John Brain, BBC reporter in Wales.

ECB lowers its main interest rate to historic low

ECB lowers its main interest rate to historic low

Cliff Taylor Editor of the Sunday Business Post

Justice Minister says community service option under utilised by Judges.

Justice Minister says community service option under utilised by Judges.

Dearbhail McDonald Legal Affairs Editor of the Irish Independent.

Drivetime's Health Policy analyst Sara Burke.

Despite claims from Health Minister James Reilly that the public health system is successfully doing more with less, recent documents seen by Drivetime's Health Policy analyst Sara Burke reveal the true impact of austerity on health services.

Programme Highlights

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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