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Drivetime Friday 20 October 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Rail Disruption

Rail Disruption

Union members at Iarndrod Eireann have voted in favour of industrial action- and within the past few minutes, the unions have revealed how this action will take shape. Dermot O'Leary is the General Secretary of the National Bus and Rail Union and he spoke to Drivetime.

Brussels

Brussels

In Brussels, the two day summit of EU leaders has closed with great talk of efforts made, but little progress to show. Frustrations remain over the lack of progress made on the Irish border, and on the divorce bill facing the UK. Our Europe Editor Tony Connolly had this update.

Regional Papers

Regional Papers

John O'Connor joined us from our Waterford studio this evening to discuss the stories that are making the news in the regional newspapers.

Ibrahim Halawa

Ibrahim Halawa

After four years, Ibrahim Halawa is to be finally reunited with his family. Our reporter Philip Boucher-Hayes looked back at the political landscape which led to Ibrahim's arrest and Declan Walsh, Cairo Bureau Chief of the New York Times spoke to Drivetime.

Paschal Donohoe

Paschal Donohoe

The Minister for Finance and Public Expenditure, Paschal Donohoe, took Budget 2018 on the road today with a series of regional events in Limerick and Galway. John Cooke attended the Limerick event and spoke to the programme.

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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