Drivetime Thursday 20 September 2018

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Presidential Finances

Presidential Finances

Expenditure at the Office of the President is to be scrutinised by the Dail's Public Spending Watchdog next week. But there's controversy - as it'll come just a day before the Presidential Election Campaign officially begins. Our reporter Barry Lenihan jad this report.

Suspicious Approach

Suspicious Approach

Gardai in Shankill, Co. Dublin, are investigating reports that a man made a "suspicious approach" to a young woman on Tuesday night. Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor at the Sunday World spoke to Drivetime this evening.

Spinraza

Spinraza

Parents of Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy appealing to the Health Minister for access to a "Miracle Drug". Lisa McHugh, whose son Glen is sixteen-years-old and was first diagnosed when he was fifteen months old, and Dr Declan O'Rourke, a consultant paediatric neurologist at Temple Street Hospital in Dublin spoke to Drivetime.

Commission on the Future of Policing

Commission on the Future of Policing

On Tuesday this week, the Commission on the Future of Policing recommended sweeping reform of policing in Ireland. Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan spoke to Drivetime.

Brexit

Brexit

Day Two in Salzburg but any progress on Brexit? George Parker, Chief Political Editor with the Financial Times who was at the press conference with Theresa May today spoke to Drivetime.

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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