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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .