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Drivetime Tuesday 6 December 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

FA Soccer Abuse crisis

FA Soccer Abuse crisis

Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the Football Association's inquiry in to child sex abuse by coaches and scouts.

Bus Eireann

Bus Eireann

Bus Eireann could be insolvent in two years - that was the stark warning Transport Minister Shane Ross gave cabinet colleagues today. Ingrid Miley joined us.

Dundalk Travellers

Dundalk Travellers

The deaths of 10 members of the travelling community in Carrickmines last year led local authorities to conduct safety audits on all halting sites - resulting in the eviction of up to 23 families from one County Louth facility in January. John Cooke reports.

An Post

An Post

An Post looks set for another increase in the price of a postage stamp, and another review of how the service can survive. General Secretary of the Communications Workers Union, Steve Fitzpatrick spoke to us.

Olivia O'Leary's Column

Olivia O'Leary's Column

In her political column this week, Olivia O'Leary talks about what happens behind front doors.

Brexit

Brexit

The European Commission's chief negotiator on Brexit is Michel Barnier and today he delivered the Brussels view on how the United Kingdom's departure from the Union must now proceed.

Bail Bill

Bail Bill

Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald today brought new proposals on bail and judicial appointments to cabinet. We spoke to Frances Fitzgerald on the programme.

Greyhound Industry

Greyhound Industry

One of Ireland's top Greyhounds -worth over one million euro - has been abducted. Gardai are investigating after Clare's Rocket was apparently stolen from the kennels of trainer Graham Holland in Tipperary in the early hours of Monday morning. Barry Lenihan reports.

The State of Social Housing

The State of Social Housing

This morning, tenants -- who are part of the Community Action Network -- heard new evidence about condensation and damp. Brian Lally reports.

Farmer Protests of the Past

Farmer Protests of the Past

Over six hundred people gathered in the RDS in Dublin today, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the farmers' march to Dublin and three week sit in by nine farmers at the steps of the Department of Agriculture. Damien O'Reilly was there.

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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