Drivetime Tuesday 16 February 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Oil Production Frozen

The world's biggest oil producers have agreed to freeze oil production at levels reached in January. David Horgan, managing director of Petrel Resources, was on the line.

Junior Cert Marking

Junior Cert Marking

Is the new Junior Cert marking scheme evidence of dumbing down? Irish Times Education Editor Carl O'Brien speaks to Philip.

Looking at the Limerick Candidates

Looking at the Limerick Candidates

We take a look at the candidates and issues in Limerick City with Drivetime Reporter John Cooke.

Election Round Up

Election Round Up

The Taoiseach was in County Louth today, while the Tanaiste and the Fianna Fail leader were in Limerick. The Sinn Fein leader was campaigning in Cork. Fergal Keane had more.

Campaign Column

Campaign Column

Olivia O'Leary looks for votes with Mattie McGrath in Tipperary.

1916 Museum in Ballymun School

1916 Museum in Ballymun School

Brian Lally visited a school in Ballymun that has transformed in to a 1916 Museum.

Limerick Candidate Debate

Limerick Candidate Debate

what has people exercised. It is health and an overcrowded Emergency in the University Hospital. It's housng and long waiting lists and a shortage of rental properties and its still the impact of austerity

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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