Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm
Drivetime Friday 1 March 2013
Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
Ex-Garda Gerry O'Caroll is sceptical about tenders for mobile Garda offices. And Damien Tiernan reports on plans for Gardai to patrol trains.
James Wickham of TCD takes a look at CSO figures on immigrant workers in Ireland
John O'Connor's pick of stories from the week's local and regional papers
How are services to young people in Dublin and across the country being hurt by budget cuts?
The editor of the Irish Catholic marks the end of the papacy of Benedict XVI
Frances Shanahan investigates the values of Irish farms, while Fine Gael TD John Deasy and Labour junior minister Sean Sherlock outline their positions
James Politi of the Financial Times and Thomas Mann of the Brookings Institute discuss the USA's latest budgetary impasse
Philip Boucher-Hayes meets people involved with the "Community Education" approach to job creation promoted by the Adult Education group Aontas.
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 .
Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon
Hen and Stag Parties in Carlingford Della Kilroy brought us this report
Presenter: Mary Wilson