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Drivetime Friday 28 April 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

National Maternity Hospital

National Maternity Hospital

We are now at the end of the second week of fighting over the location of the new National Maternity Hospital. Today, the Former master of the Coombe, Professor Chris Fitzpatrick, resigned from the project board of the hospital, in support of Dr Peter Boylan. Krysia Lynch of AIMS spoke to us.

Yemen

Yemen

Yemen, the poorest nation of the Middle East, has been brought through two years of devastating conflict, and to the brink of famine. journalist Iona Craig spoke to Drivetime.

Ireland, UK, EU and Unity

Ireland, UK, EU and Unity

European Union leaders are preparing to gather in Brussels... for tomorrow's extraordinary summit on Brexit. We spoke to Lucinda Creighton, Chief Executive of Vulcan Consulting and former Minister for European Affairs.

On this Day

On this Day

Today Myles Dungan describes thestruggle of a modest Clare woman... who took-on the male establishment... and struck a huge blow for women in a male-dominated work force.

EU Summit

EU Summit

A show of unity, or - potential for fault lines as the EU27 leaders meet for Brexit Summit... We spoke to Bridid Laffan, Director of the Robert Schuman at the European University Institute.

Trump: 100 Days

Trump: 100 Days

Tomorrow marks 100 days in office for U.S. President Donald Trump. It's been a roller-coaster 3 months in American politics... but with little legislative achievement. Paul Brandus is bureau chief of West Wing Reports.

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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

Hen and Stag Parties

This week we've been in both Carrick-on-Shannon and Carlingford to hear how locals are coping with the invasion of the feather boas brigade

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