Drivetime Thursday 24 May 2018

Drivetime

Drivetime

John Murray presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Trump & North Korea

Trump & North Korea

US President Donald Trump has cancelled his summit with North Korea's Supreme Leader, citing Kim Jong Un's "tremendous anger and open hostility". RTÉ Washington Correspondent, Brian O'Donovan had this report.

Breast Check

Breast Check

The Director of the Breast Check screening service expresses concern over the rising number of legal claims. Medical journalist Priscilla Lynch spoke to Drivetime this evening.

Drumm Case

Drumm Case

"A Massive Con" is how the prosecution in the trial of former Anglo CEO David Drumm, described his actions in 2008. The prosecution was summing up, after a five month trial, in which Mr Drumm is charged with conspiracy to defraud, and false accounting. He is pleading not Guilty. Orla O'Donnell had this report.

Border Poll

Border Poll

The Belfast High Court today heard a legal challenge aimed at forcing the UK government to clarify the circumstances in which a referendum on Irish unity might take place. Fianna Fáil Senator Mark Daly spoke to Drivetime.

Belgian PM

Belgian PM

The Belgian Prime Minister was in Dublin this afternoon meeting with the Taoiseach to discuss Brexit. He had earlier in the day visited the Border and met with people living along there and was yesterday in London meeting with Theresa May. Fergal Keane had this report.

Voting for the Visually Impaired

Voting for the Visually Impaired

Tomorrow's referendum on the 8th amendment will see thousands of visually impaired people cast their vote in secret for the first time by using a new tactile voting template. Drivetime's Della Kilroy 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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