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Drivetime Monday 2 October 2017

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

Las Vegas Shooting

Las Vegas Shooting

At least 50 killed. More than 400 injured after a man opened fire on crowds at an open-air country music concert by the famous Las Vegas strip. Bullets rained down on people from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel. Andrew Laporta of Las Vegas Public Radio spoke to Drivetime.

Housing

Housing

This evening, Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy will attend the monthly meeting of Dublin City Council. Dublin is at the epicentre of the national crisis in housing and homelessness. Sinn Fein councillor Daithi Doolan is chair of Dublin City Council's housing committee and he spoke to the programme.

Las Vegas Shooting Update

Las Vegas Shooting Update

Returning now to Las Vegas and the FBI confirmed they found no connection to international terrorism in today's mass shooting. The so-called Islamic State group had claimed responsibility, but FBI special agent Aarron Rouse says there's no connection to terrorism. Our Washington Correspondent Caitríona Perry brought us this update.

Catalonia Fall-Out

Catalonia Fall-Out

We turn next to Catalonia and the fall-out from yesterday's referendum. Peter Geoghegan is a Scotland-based journalist who has reported for this programme on the Scottish independence movement. He spent the weekend in Barcelona observing the referendum process there and he spoke to Drivetime.

Syrian Refugees

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 .

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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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