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Drivetime Tuesday 28 February 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Devine and Resilience Reports

Devine and Resilience Reports

- Taoiseach Enda Kenny has publicly apologised to the young woman who was allegedly sexually and physically abused at a foster home. "Her treatment was a disgrace to us as a country,'' he said. Philip Boucher Hayes has been reading the reports.

Assembly Elections - Newry and Armagh

Assembly Elections - Newry and Armagh

Voters will go to the polls in the Northern Assembly Elections on Thursday. And, for communities close to the Border, Brexit represents the biggest threat to the local economy -- even bigger, it seems, than political instability in Stormont. John Cooke reports.

Grace Case - Finian McGrath

Grace Case - Finian McGrath

The Minister of State with Special Responsibilities for Disabilities says there are no guarantees that people in the disability sector aren't the victims of sexual abuse. Finian McGrath spoke to Richard Dowling.

Protecting Older People

Protecting Older People

When parents grow older or when an accident or incident leaves a loved one incapacitated, the culture in this country typically sees a response from family to step in, make decisions and take control. Mary Condell is the legal adviser for SAGE, a support and advocacy service, and she joined us this evening.

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

In her political column this evening, Olivia O'Leary asks a question that worries many parents.

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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