Drivetime Tuesday 12 December 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Ryanair Strike

Ryanair Strike

Ryanair pilots who are members of the Irish Airline Pilots' Association have voted to serve notice of a one-day strike next Wednesday the 20th of December. IALPA is a branch of the IMPACT trade union and Bernard Harbor of IMPACT spoke to Drivetime this evening.

Brian Rattigan Appeal

Brian Rattigan Appeal

Brian Rattigan has won his appeal against his conviction for the murder of a man 16 years ago. Our Legal Affairs Correspondent Orla O'Donnell was in court and had this report.

Shooting Fallout In West Dublin

Shooting Fallout In West Dublin

The community still in shock after the shooting yesterday of three people including an infant boy in Mulhuddart in west Dublin. Sinn Fein Councillor Paul Donnelly represents the Mulhuddart ward for Dublin West, and he spoke to Drivetime this evening.

Leaders' Questions

Leaders' Questions

A protest by the "My Name Is" group took place outside the Dail this afternoon... to draw attention to the homelessness crisis. That protest, and the broader issues of housing and homelessness, was mentioned in the Dail chamber this afternoon by Sinn Fein's Gerry Adams.

Mother & Baby report

Mother & Baby report

A report into the Tuam mother and baby home site, where the bodies of up to 800 infants are thought to be buried, has given the Government a number of options on what to do next. Our reporter Fergal Keane and Kathy McMahon, the founder of an organisation called Irish First Mothers spoke to Drivetime.

New Homeless Plan

New Homeless Plan

The National Homeless and Housing Coalition has called for a national day of action... to protest against the housing crisis. Brian Lally heard from some coalition members in Dublin today.

Rural Crime PT 1

Rural Crime PT 1

Official figures for burglary and robbery may be down, but that doesn't mean the fear of criminal attacks has receded and for some, the fear is as bad as the crime itself. Our reporter John Cooke begins his series of reports.

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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