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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .