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Drivetime Tuesday 22 November 2016

Garda Appointments

Garda Appointments

The Government has announced it will fill a number of critical vacancies at senior level in An Garda Siochana. Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds spoke to us.

Maynooth Appeal

Maynooth Appeal

Gardai in County Kildare are renewing their appeal for information after a violent assault on an 18 year old student in Maynooth. Annie Hoey-President of the USI and Richie Commins, NUI Galway student, and the creator of the taxi app Dashcabz.ie spoke to us.

Directly Elected Mayors

Directly Elected Mayors

The Green party and Fianna Fail have both launched bills on a directly elected mayor. The Fianna Fail bill applies solely to the Capital while the Green party would like it extended to other cities. Fianna Fail's John Lahart and Green Party leader Eamon Ryan spoke to us.

NAMA

NAMA

The international investment bank that advised NAMA on the sale of its Northern Irish property loans portfolio appeared before the Oireachtas Public Accounts Committee today. Conor McMorrow reports.

Regional Health Forum - West

Regional Health Forum - West

As hospital over-crowding... trolley numbers...and delayed discharges continue to make headlines this winter...HSE officials were told the health system simply isn't working at a meeting in Galway this afternoon. John Cooke was there.

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary delivers some sobering thoughts.

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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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