Drivetime Friday 20 November 2015



Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Here Comes The Weekend!


French Film Fest - IFI on Eustace Street, Dublin

Dublin Web Fest - Filmbase, Templebar, Dublin



2015 Galway Science & Technology Festival - Bailey Allen Hall at NUI Galway



Ardee Baroque Festival - Co. Louth



'Urinetown' - Civic Theatre in Tallaght 

'Swan Lake' - Bord Gais Energy Theatre

'The Boys' - The Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin

'Me too!!' - Barn Theatre in Kilkenny

'Susanna's Secret' and 'The Human Voice' - The Source Arts Centre, Tipperary 


What We Call Love: From Surrealism to Now - Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin 8



The Dressmaker, starring Kate Winslet and Liam Helmsworth. It is set in 1950s Australia.... and tells the story of a beautiful, and talented dressmaker Tilly, who returns to her hometown to right the wrongs from her past.

The Hunger Games - Mockingjay Part 2: The fourth and final installment in The Hunger Games film series is out. It is the second of two films based on the novel Mockingjay which is the final book in the Hunger Games trilogy.



Family Christmas Market - New Market Square,Dublin 8

Christmas at Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park - Rathangan, Co. Kildare

Dún Laoghaire Christmas Festival

Galway Christmas Market - Galway City

Magical Christmas Experience - Gorey, Co. Wexford

Winterval Christmas Festival - Waterford City

IFA - Pay Package of Pat Smith revealed

IFA - Pay Package of Pat Smith revealed

At an Emergency Meeting of the IFA this evening, the pay package of Pat Smith, who resigned as General Secretary yesterday was revealed. We got the details of his pay and perks, analysis from George Lee, RTE's Agriculture Correspondent and we got reaction from farmers at Carrick-on-Suir mart. This piece also includes a statement from the IFA.

Abuse Victim

Abuse Victim

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan spoke to Sarah Clancy, the victim of a sex offender who is serving his jail sentence at home because he is confined to a wheelchair.

On This Day

On This Day

This week, Myles Dungan looks at the Commission which might - had it been allowed to do so - have drawn the boundaries between the Irish Free State and Northern Ireland a little differently.

Programme Highlights

Dominic Cummings Profile

Anushka Asthana, Host of the Today in Focus, Guardian podcast, talks about Dominic Cumming's personality and political strategy.

Yoko Ono and John Lennon in 1969

Kate O'Malley, Historian at the Royal Irish Academy, talks to Mary about Yoko Ono and John Lennon's political legacy.

Defective Apartments

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan on reports of defective apartments in Dublin, Kildare and Clare.



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