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Drivetime Tuesday 21 March 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Death of Martin McGuinness

Death of Martin McGuinness

The President Michael D. Higgins has led the tributes to the North's former Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, who has died. Barry Lenihan reports.

Death of Martin McGuinness Ctd.

Death of Martin McGuinness Ctd.

When peace was finally brokered in the North of Ireland, it marked the culmination of a long process that was halting at times...fractious and divisive... but ultimately successful. Former Minister of State and Special Adviser to a number of Taoisigh, Martin Mansergh spoke to us.

Jonathan Powell on Death of McGuinness

Jonathan Powell on Death of McGuinness

The former Diplomat and Blair Chief of Staff, Jonathan Powell was a key backroom player in the Northern Ireland peace process for a decade. He spoke to Drivetime.

Olivia O'Leary's Column

Olivia O'Leary's Column

Olivia O Leary tells a tale of two Derrymen...

Olivia O'Leary from the Archive

Olivia O'Leary from the Archive

From the RTE Archives, here's Olivia O'Leary reporting as Martin McGuinness was charged with IRA membership in 1976...

Martin McGuinness returns Home

Martin McGuinness returns Home

The town he loved so well...Fergal Keane is in Derry as the remains of Martin McGuinness are brought home to the Bogside. We also spoke with Sinn Féin's Pearse Doherty.

An Post Closures

An Post Closures

Up to half of Ireland's 1200 Post Offices could face closure - according to front page newspaper headlines today quoting more leaks from an unpublished report on the future of the network. John Cooke reports.

Rev David Latimer

Rev David Latimer

Interview with the Rev David Latimer of the First Presbyterian Church, Derry, about his friendship with Martin McGuinness

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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