Drivetime Wednesday 12 October 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Minister Leo Varadkar

Minister Leo Varadkar

Social Protection Minister Leo Varadkar.

Garda Whistleblowers

Garda Whistleblowers

The Garda Commissioner has told the Oireachtas Justice Committee that she was not aware of, nor has she approved of, any efforts within the police service to discredit or isolate whistleblowers. Philip Boucher Hayes reports.

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary salutes the "young bloods".

Clare Daly on Garda Commissioner's Position

Clare Daly on Garda Commissioner's Position

the Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan spent the morning answering questions at the Oireachtas Justice and Equality Committee. The Commissioner insisted that she was not aware of -- and did not approve -- any any campaign within the Garda targeting whistleblowers. Independents for Change Clare Daly joined Mary.

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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