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Drivetime Tuesday 27 October 2015

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Drivetime

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

Ruling on Bord na Móna

Ruling on Bord na Móna

The High Court today over-turned the planning permission granted by An Bord Pleanála for a power station in County Offaly. We heard why, and heard reaction from An Taisce and also local Councillor Noel Bourke.

Voting Pacts

Voting Pacts

Sinn Fein has asked their supporters to transfer their votes to other left wing candidates who have signed up a trade union led movement in the general election. Fergal Keane analyses the move....and we heard the reasoning behind it from Sinn Fein Deputy Leader Mary Lou McDonald.

Built during the Boom

Built during the Boom

Continuing his series on the legacy of the boom, Barry Lenihan today reported from an abandoned hotel, now sitting derelict in Dromahair in Leitrim.

Olivia O'Leary's Column

Olivia O'Leary's Column

In her political column this week, Olivia talks about cherishing the children...

Update on Earthquake

Update on Earthquake

We heard this evening once again from John O'Brien of Trocaire who was in Islamabad yesterday when that earthquake struck Afghanistan and Pakistan. He updated us on the situation today....

Restaurant row over calories on menus

Restaurant row over calories on menus

A Dept of Health survey on menu calorie counts, sent to restaurants, is proving controversial according to the Restaurant Association of Ireland. Their Chief Exec Adrian Cummins spoke to Drivetime.

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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