Drivetime

Drivetime

Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm

Drivetime Tuesday 29 November 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Scully Trial

Scully Trial

58-year-old Bernadette Scully of Bachelor's Walk in Tullamore has denied the manslaughter of her daughter, Emily Barut by an act of gross negligence involving the administration of an excessive quantity of a drug. Vivienne Traynor spoke to us.

Water

Water

The Commission suggests instead that "normal" household usage should be paid for by the State through general taxation... and only "excess" would be paid by the householder. Political editor of the Irish Examiner, Daniel McConnell spoke to us.

Colombia Plane Crash

Colombia Plane Crash

A plane carrying eighty-one people has crashed in Colombia. Among the passengers on board were members of Brazil's Chapecoense Real football team. The team were travelling to compete in the first leg of their Copa Sud-americana final with Atletico Nacional, a team from Medellin.

HIQA Inspections

HIQA Inspections

A report from the Health Information and Quality Authority has revealed significant concerns around a care centre for children in County Tipperary. Jim Gibson is Tusla's Chief Operations Offficer spoke to us.

Tracker Mortgage Refunds

Tracker Mortgage Refunds

The Central Bank has fined Springboard -- a lender that was owned by Permanent TSB -- 4.5 million euro for wrongly moving borrowers off their low-interest tracker loans. Solicitor Shane O'Brien joined us.

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary looks at Cuba after Castro....

Robot Surgery

Robot Surgery

Surgery: What if a state of the art robot was by your bedside performing the operation? Well that's what's been happening at University Hospital Limerick which has become the first hospital in Ireland to perform robotic Colorectal, Renal and Adrenal Surgical Procedures for private and public patients. John Cooke reports.

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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