Drivetime Friday 15 July 2016

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Cormac O hEadhra presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Nice Attack

Nice Attack

We've been hearing throughout the day, the details of the horrific attack on people celebrating Bastille Day in the southern French sea resort of Nice. Over 80 people were killed when a truck drove at speed through crowds watching a fireworks display last night. Lara Marlowe is in Nice.

HSE at PAC

HSE at PAC

And a special meeting of the Dail's Public Accounts Committe has heard how concerns were raised ten years ago within the HSE about clinical matters in the suicide bereavement charity Console. Fergal Bowers spoke to Cormac.

Nice - Accounts from those there

Nice - Accounts from those there

The Minister for Justice, Frances Fitzgerald has said that events here involving large congregations of people, will involve security of a "different order" now in light of last night's terror attack in Nice, we also spoke to those there.

Charity Sector

Charity Sector

Earlier today Tánaiste and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald spoke about the recent 'disturbing and extraordinary' revelations in the Charity sector... Alice Leahy, Ivan Cooper and Fergus Finlay spoke to us.

Aran Island Air Service

Aran Island Air Service

The Taoiseach is being asked to appoint an independent arbitrator to resolve the impasse over future air services to the Aran Islands, one year after locals fought to retain what islanders describe as a "lifeline"

On this Day

On this Day

Myles Dungan recalls the extraordinary life and career of a man you probably never thought was Irish, the newspaper magnate Lord Northcliffe, owner of the Times and the Daily Mail.

Programme Highlights

Syrian Refugees

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 .

Hen and Stag Parties

Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon

Hen and Stag Parties

Hen and Stag Parties in Carlingford Della Kilroy brought us this report

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