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Drivetime Tuesday 17 November 2015

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Report from Paris

Report from Paris

Drivetime's Fergal Keane is in Paris. He updated us on the day's events there and spoke also to Frank Rynne, long time Paris resident, and a university lecturer in Modern History in the city.

Same Sex Marriages

Same Sex Marriages

As the first same sex marriages took place across the country today, Mary spoke to long-time campaigner for marriage equality, Senator Katherine Zappone.

A Fresh Start - Agreement in Belfast

A Fresh Start - Agreement in Belfast

After two months of negotiations, an agreement has been reached between the political parties in the North. We got the details from our Northern Editor, Tommie Gorman.

Universal Health Insurance

Universal Health Insurance

It was a key component of Fine Gael's Five Point Plan from 2011, but it's now understood its introduction would involve additional costs of more than €650m. We spoke to Susan Mitchell of the Sunday Business Post and Roisin Shortall, former Junior Minister and the Department of Health.

Olivia O'Leary's Radio Column

Olivia O'Leary's Radio Column

"This is what France means to us: music, painting, a republic of ideas, living brought to a fine art...and a city of dreams call Paris". Listen back to this week's column from Olivia here...

How to get to Euro 2016

How to get to Euro 2016

The final tournament draw won't be announced until December 12th - but can you get ahead by booking your flights and ferries to France now? We got some advice from Travel journalist, Pol O'Conghaile.

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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