Drivetime Wednesday 19 June 2013

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

SUSI grant system quizzed by Oireachtas Education Ctte.

SUSI grant system quizzed by Oireachtas Education Ctte.

Joanna Tuffy, Labour TD and chair of the Joint Education Committee on the SUSI student grant scheme. She also spoke about accussing the Taoiseach of 'populist nonsense' when it came to the debate over the future of the Seanad, and said he is caught up in a "presidential style of leadership.'

Syria - The 7 Points agreed by the G8

Syria - The 7 Points agreed by the G8

Professor Fawaz Gerges Director of the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics analysis the 7 point plan

Exams 2013

Exams 2013

DCU economist Tony Foley casts his eye over the Leaving Certificate Economics paper for Drivetime.

Abortion free votes

Abortion free votes

Fergal Keane talks to Caroline Simons of the Pro Life Campaign about upcoming abortion legislation

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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