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Drivetime Wednesday 22 February 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Truck Driver Death in Cork

Truck Driver Death in Cork

Gardai are continuing to question two men in connection with the death of a driver at a truck stop in Fermoy in County Cork last night. Ralph Riegel, Southern Correspondent with The Irish Independent, was in Fermoy.

New Cycling Laws and Protest

New Cycling Laws and Protest

Motorists got in their cars this morning to the news that they could be hit with penalty points and an €80 fine for driving too close to cyclists. Brian Lally was at the protest.

Fine Gael PM

Fine Gael PM

Fine Gael TDs, Senators and MEPs have gradually made their way towards Leinster House throughout the day. Fergal Keane has been speaking with them. We also spoke to Hugh O'Connell of the Sunday Business Post.

Road Victims Protest

Road Victims Protest

"Treat Road Crime as Real Crime" That was the message from bereaved families outside Dail Eireann today as they displayed over 180 photographs of the loved ones they lost through road collisions. John Cooke reports.

Assembly Elections UUP

Assembly Elections UUP

a former Ulster Unionist politician claims the party leader Mike Nesbitt isn't even a Unionist anymore. Carol Black quit the party over Nesbitt's commitment to transfer his vote to the SDLP instead of other Unionist parties. Barry Lenihan reports and we were joined by journalist, Amanda Ferguson.

In our Living on an Island series, we're visit Bere Island off the coast of County Cork

In our Living on an Island series, we're visit Bere Island off the coast of County Cork

There are 180 people living on Bere Island, but it has a major housing crisis, despite properties lying vacant in the locality. Mike McCartney's report begins with Caroline McCarthy, a mother of two who has returned to live and work on the there.

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