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    Drivetime Friday 27 May 2016



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

    Garda Investigations

    Michael O'Toole, Crime Correspondent with the Irish Daily Star spoke to Drivetime of the developments made in relation to arrests following the killing of Gareth Hutch and Michael Barr.

    Drug Cost

    The HSE has said it is assessing the cost of providing two cancer drugs that doctors say provide effective treatment against the disease. Prof. Michael Barry is the Director of the National Centre of Pharma-co-economics spoke to Mary.

    Regional News

    Regional Newspapers with Dave O'Connell, group editor of the Connacht Tribune.

    Irish Man Jailed in UK

    An Irishman who stabbed a woman to death in her home - has been given a 23-year jail sentence for murder and burglary. 53-year-old Michael Purcell from County Tipperary was sentenced for the murder of 49-year-old Imelda Molina in October, 2015. Our London Correspondent, Fiona Mitchell had more.


    Tens of thousands of fans are off to see Bruce Springsteen preform at Croke Park tonight and again on Sunday. The stadium is already filling up. And Brian Lally has been speaking to some of Springsteen's very dedicated fans....

    Seanad Nominees

    Enda Kenny has named his eleven nominations for Seanad Éireann. Speaking to Drivetime this evening, Joan Freeman of Pieta House, Preventing Suicide and Self Harm said she received a call from Fianna Fáil leader Micheal Martin as thee nominations were given to the Fianna Fáil party leader.

    Garda Commissioner

    The Policing Authority statement released yesterday evening, following its meeting with Garda Commissioner, Noreen O'Sullivan, took many people aback with the strength of its language and tone. Mary Lou McDonald, Thomas Byrne TD and Tony McGillicuddy spoke to Drivetime.

    Seanad Nominations Ctd.

    John Lee, the political editor of the Irish Mail on Sunday reacted to the Seanad Nominations


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