Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm
Drivetime Friday 30 August 2013
Audrey Carville presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
Professor Anthony Roche from UCD assesses Seamus Heaney's influence on Ireland and Irish literature.
The former president pays tribute to the late poet
From Niall MacMonagle, Olivia O'Leary, Pat Moylan and Colin Davidson
with John O'Connor
Barry Lenihan reports from the launch of the Democracy Matters campaign
Frances Shanahan reports. Plus reaction from Tourism Minister Michael Ring.
RTE's Europe Editor Tony Connelly in Beirut
Jeffrey Martini is a Middle East analyst at the RAND Corporation focusing on political reform in the Arab world.
A full full year before the banking collapse, the Central Bank and the Financial Regulator were notified of breaches of banking regulations on a massive scale in Dublin.
More than 800 events are taking place around the country
Barry Lenihan reports on gambling and addiction.
Presenter: Mary Wilson