Drivetime Tuesday 3 November 2015

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Sentencing in Drunk Driving case

Sentencing in Drunk Driving case

Finbar O'Rourke who was convicted last week of dangerous driving causing the death of a four-year-old Ciaran Tracey was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison today. We heard what was said in court and also spoke to Leo Lieghio whose daughter Marsia was killed by a drunk driver 10 years ago.

Exploitation of workers

Exploitation of workers

The revelations by the Guardian newspaper of the exploitation of non-EU fishermen has opened up questions on the prevalence of trafficked workers in other sectors. We spoke to Edel McGinley of the Migrant Rights Centre and also to Sean O'Donoghue of the Killybegs Fishermen's Organisation.

Zero Hours Contracts

Zero Hours Contracts

Is the government preparing to ban zero- and low-hour contracts? Minister of State, Ged Nash came to studio to tell us his plans.

Irish Prison Report

Irish Prison Report

Mary was joined in studio by Inspector of Prisons, Judge Michael Reilly and Professor Andrew Coyle to talk through their Report on the culture and organisation of the country's jails.

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia's political column this week is all about Enda...

Cheaper Mortgages on the Way?

Cheaper Mortgages on the Way?

Irish home-owners may be able to get access to cheaper mortgages, if EU plans to open up the market for financial products goes ahead. Karl Deeter of Irish Mortgage Brokers explains...

Web Summit

Web Summit

Much has been made of the reasons for the Summit's departure for Lisbon next year, but we were keen to hear what the visitors to the summit had to say about the event, the venue and the city. Drivetime's Brian Lally spent a while outside the RDS Simmonscourt finding out...

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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