Drivetime Friday 27 September 2013

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

IPCC report on Climate Change

IPCC report on Climate Change

Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on what if any political action will follow.

IPPC report - Breaching the critical threshold of 2 celsius and ramifications for Ireland

IPPC report - Breaching the critical threshold of 2 celsius and ramifications for Ireland

Dr Conor Murphy of the Irish Climate Analysis and Research Units or ICARUS at NUI Maynooth

Could changes to rent supplement be increasing homelessness

Could changes to rent supplement be increasing homelessness

In June of this year, the Department of Social Protection introduced changes to the rent supplement scheme. Here's one woman's story of how the changes brought her to the brink of homelessness.

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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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