Philip Boucher-Hayes

Philip Boucher-Hayes started writing for local newspapers in 1987 and joined RTÉ in 1993. He began reporting on 5-7 Live and the Gerry Ryan Show before producing the Gay Byrne Show. Philip’s reporting has taken him to Iraq, Lebanon, Kosovo, Latin America, Israel, occupied Palestinian Territories, Iran, Tsunami-hit South East Asia and New York for September 11th. He was Head of RTÉ Radio’s Investigative Unit for three years, during which time he won the PPI News Broadcaster of the Year award, having previously won The Law Society’s Justice Media Award. In 2009 Philip wrote a book with his wife Suzanne Campbell: Basketcase: What’s Happening Ireland’s Food? He has made several documentaries and series for television including What’s Ireland Eating? and Buyer Beware. Currently Philip presents Crimecall with Grainne Seoige


RTÉ Cuts

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes reports on on how RTÉ management plan to save the public broadcaster from bankruptcy.


Political Expenses

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on Dáil attendance and the financial allowances for politicians.


WeWork

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes reports on the congressional committee hearing that is examining the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Indonesia.


Boeing 737 Investigation

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes reports on the congressional committee hearing that is examining the Boeing 737 MAX crash in Indonesia.


Trump Impeachment

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes reports on PresidentTrump impeachment investigation.


Shannon LNG

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes reports on opposition to a proposed new gas terminal in the Shannon Estuary.


Treasure Island 1: X Marks The Spot

Treasure Island 2: The Found Something

Treasure Island 3: Trust Nothing

Treasure Island 4: The Gentleman Adventurer

Treasure Island 5: The Hunt For The Falcon Blanco

Treasure Island 6: Plot Twist 


1 million species to be made extinct by humans

Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the UN report highlighting the need for a plan to save nature.


Broadband

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the National Broadband Plan that is set to be approved by the government in coming weeks.


Paddy Cosgrave admits to tax avoidance

Philip Boucher-Hayes talks to the Web Summit founder about his tax campaign.


Paddy Cosgrave's tax reform campaign

Philip Boucher-Hayes gets shown the door when he attempts to ask questions about the suspended Facebook ad campaign.


Programme Highlights

Dara Quigley

Aileen Malone, mother of the late Dara Quigley, and Elizabeth Farries, Information and privacy rights programme manager from the ICCL, discuss why they are calling for a change in the laws around online privacy laws.

Olivia's Column

In her column this week, Olivia O'Leary reflects on the master of the stage, Gay Byrne.

Olympic Tickets

Peter Sherrard, CEO of Olympic Federation of Ireland, speaks to Mary about the ticket allocation process for the 2020 Olympics games in Tokyo.

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