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


Seán Ó Fearghaíl Letter

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes speaks to Shane and Emma-Jane Dempsey about the character reference that Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl wrote for Joseph Dempsey, a convicted paedophile, in 2006.


Seán O'Fearghail

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on Shane Dempsey's call for Ceann Comhairle Seán O'Fearghail's to resign.


PrinterGate

Philip Boucher-Hayes gets a guided tour of a Komori printer similar to the one at the centre of the Dail controversy.


Sports Grants

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes analyses the government's allocation of sports grants.


Single Use Plastic Lobbying

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on how Ireland has influenced EU single use plastic policies.


Airlines and Carbon

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes speaks to Mary about a new proposal to tax air travel as a response to the climate crisis.


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.


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Air Travel Industry

Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, talks to Cormac about how Covid-19 has impacted the air travel industry.

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