Drivetime Wednesday 7 February 2018

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Limerick School Bus Crash

Limerick School Bus Crash

Four patients are still being treated at Univeristy Hospital Limerick this afternoon following a school bus crash near the village of Caherconlish. Our Mid-West Correspondent Cathy Halloran and Fergal Cummins. Consultant in Emergency Medicine at University Hospital Limerick spoke to the programme.

Supreme Court

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has ruled that the Pro Life Campaign will not be allowed to participate in the forthcoming appeal in relation to the rights of the unborn. Our Legal Affairs Editor, Orla O'Donnell had the latest.

Germany Coalition

Germany Coalition

Angela Merkel's conservatives have finally reached a coalition deal with the Social Democrats Negotiators agreed to the terms of the deal and the division of key ministries, ending one of the last hurdles towards forming a government. Kate Connolly is the Foreign correspondent for the Guardian and Observer and she spoke to the programme.

Brexit

Brexit

The Taoiseach Leo Veradkar, has cautioned Theresa May and her British Government not to renege in any way on the preliminary deal agreed with the EU in December. Westminster by the Chief Political Commentator with the Independent, John Rentoul and Minister of State for European Affairs, Helen McEntee spoke to Drivetime.

Cyber safety

Cyber safety

Today, a number of young people came to Leinster House to give their perspectives on cyber safety and cyber bullying to the Oireachtas Committee on Children and Youth Affairs. Our reporter Brian Lally had this report.

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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