Drivetime Tuesday 13 December 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Rental Strategy

Rental Strategy

The Housing Minister has announced plans to limit how much landlords can increase rents in Dublin and Cork in a bid to ease the pressure faced by many struggling families. John Cooke took us through the plan.

Olivia O'Leary's Column

Olivia O'Leary's Column

In her political column this week, Olivia O'Leary looks inside Gerry Adams head.

Minister Simon Coveney

Minister Simon Coveney

Rent certainty, rent predictability or rent punishment. There are very different views of what today's Strategy for the Rental Sector actually means for tenants.

Scully Trial

Scully Trial

Closing Arguments have finished in the trial of Bernadette Scully. Our court reporter Vivienne Traynor joined us.

Rent and Homelessness

Rent and Homelessness

So will this new rental strategy help those at the tipping point of becoming homeless? How far is rent predictability from the rent certainty many have called for? Mike Allen is the Director of Advocacy with Focus Ireland joined us.

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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