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Drivetime Friday 6 October 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Dentist

Dentist

The HSE has apologised to the families of 43 children who they believe were treated with drain cleaner at a County Clare dental clinic, instead of proper dental products. Our reporter John Cooke had this report

Talking Statues

Talking Statues

They already do it in other international locations... and from today, they're doing it here in Dublin. It's a combination of art, technology and literature to tell stories. "Talking Statutes" was launched yesterday beside the famed Cuchulain at the G.P.O. Brian Lally brought us this report.

Regional Papers

Regional Papers

John O'Connor joins us from our Waterford studio this week to go through what's making the news in the regional papers this week.

Pre-Budget

Pre-Budget

Paschal Donohoe has in his first few months as minister for finance and public expenditure spent time dampening expectations around Budget 2018. Ahead of the budget next week, Fianna Fail's Dara Calleary and Galway East TD, and member of the Independent Alliance Sean Canney spoke to Drivetime.

Housing and Collective Living

Housing and Collective Living

The Housing Minister, Eoghan Murphy, this morning announced that new planning guidelines are on the way this year to increase apartment capacity in cities. Damien English, Minister of State with special responsibility for Housing and Urban Development discussed this with Mary Wilson this evening.

The Eighth Amendment

The Eighth Amendment

We have two different perspectives on abortion, one from Olivia O'Leary and one from Sinead Slattery.

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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