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Drivetime Tuesday 25 October 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Cocaine Found in Clare

Cocaine Found in Clare

Cocaine worth an estimated €5m has been discovered on a beach in County Clare. 75 kilos of the illegal drug were found in what's described as a torpedo type device by a member of the public in Liscannor. Andrew Ryan, Revenue's Maritime Operations Manager joined us.

CCCTB

CCCTB

Today, Pierre Moscovici - the EU Economics Commissioner presented proposals to fellow commissioners for a controversial Common Consolidated Corporate Tax Base. The move will be debated this evening in the European parliament. RTÉ's Economics Editor Sean Whelan joined us.

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

Politics is no picnic, says Olivia O'Leary.

Winter Crime

Winter Crime

Burglars are using the tried and tested tricks to get into your house. Sergeant Kelvin Courtney is with the National Crime Prevention Unit and he spoke to Drivetime about keeping safe.

Secure Rents

Secure Rents

A new campaign has called for a halt to what are described as crippling rent levels. The Secure Rents group is also calling for the introduction of "indefinite" leases, and rents to be pegged to the Cost of Living index. See more on securerents.com

Cremation

Cremation

Changing attitudes to death have transformed traditional funeral rituals in recent years. More people are opting to personalise their funeral, and cremation is just one of the choices to weigh up.

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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