Drivetime Tuesday 8 November 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

ASTI Strike

ASTI Strike

It's the second day of industrial action by members of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland over pay for newly qualified teachers - and the second day this week where schools have remained closed.

US Election

US Election

the polls have been open for several hours now and Americans are voting in their millions to decide who will succeed Barack Obama... and become the 45th President of the United States. Our reporter Rhona Tarrant has been speaking to voters in the Granite State and Caitriona Perry was in Washington.

Death of Homeless Woman

Death of Homeless Woman

The body of a young woman was discovered this morning in an alcove outside a basement apartment in Limerick City. It is believed she had been living in the alcove for a number of months. Andrew Carey of the Limerick Post joined us.

Public Sector Pay

Public Sector Pay

Sheila Nunan, General Secretary of the Irish National Teachers Organisation, was at the meeting with Minister Donohue.

Irish Water

Irish Water

Irish Water is pressing ahead with plans for a new supply of water for Dublin and surrounding regions by taking water from the River Shannon. John Cooke reports.

US Election

US Election

The electioneering is all but over, and now it's time to watch the polls as Americans vote for their 45th President. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have been on a whirlwind of the battleground states in the last few days, winding up early this morning Irish time. Fergal Keane was in Philadelphia last night.

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary looks at some of the big beasts stalking the Political jungle.

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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