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Drivetime Tuesday 18 October 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Dr. Hassan Struck Off

Dr. Hassan Struck Off

The former surgical senior house officer Dr. Omar Hassan has been struck off the medical register. The Court dismissed an appeal by Dr Hassan, against the decision of the Medical Council, that he be struck off the medical register for professional misconduct and poor professional performance.

Container Discovery

Container Discovery

Five people were discovered in a shipping container in Wexford last Sunday evening. It is believed they arrived at Rosslare from Cherbourg on an Irish Ferries ship. Stephen Collins, solicitor with the Irish Refugee Council, joined us.

Government Headaches

Government Headaches

talks are continuing between the Independent Alliance and Fine Gael over a vote next week on abortion. The AAA/PBP will bring forward a motion to repeal the constituional ban on abortion. Michael O'Regan, Irish Times Parliamentary Correspondent joined us.

CAB Raids Across Dublin

CAB Raids Across Dublin

The Criminal Assets Bureau has been carrying out searches at businesses in Dublin as part of an investigation into serious and organised crime. Paul Reynolds describes the operation.

Gardaí Strike

Gardaí Strike

In August the Association of Garda Sergeants and Inspectors voted to accept the Lansdowne Road Agreement - with 71% backing the move. Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar said that if gardaí go on strike, people will never look at the force the same way again. More with Bill Roche, Prof of Ind Relations and HR at UCD.

Olivia O'Leary's Column

Olivia O'Leary's Column

You can't put a price on respect.

Labour's Alan Kelly

Labour's Alan Kelly

Labour TD Alan Kelly joined 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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