Drivetime Friday 29 July 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Anglo Sentencing

Anglo Sentencing

So after the longest criminal trial in Irish history and a lengthy jury deliberation three former bankers in Anglo Irish Bank and Irish Life and Permanent are in prison this evening, beginning terms ranging from two years to three and a half years. David Murphy spoke to Mary.

Broadband in Rural Ireland

Broadband in Rural Ireland

For nearly 15 years rural Ireland has been promised high speed broadband........the promises has been renewed again by this Government who say every home in Ireland will now have high speed connectivity by 2022. David McCourt spoke to Drivetime.

Anglo Sentencing p.2

Anglo Sentencing p.2

Today three former bank executives - 2 from the former Anglo Irish bank and one from Irish Life and Permanent - are beginning prison terms ranging from two to three and a half years for their parts in what the sentencing judge called a "dishonest, deceitful and corrupt" conspiracy to defraud.

Rebuilding Ireland in Dublin

Rebuilding Ireland in Dublin

Today our reporter John Cooke has been looking at the Building Plans of Dublin City Council and the plight of homeless families including those who've been living in the soon to be closed Lynam's Hotel in O'Connell Street.

Archery

Archery

The sport is Field Archery, the venue is the beautiful Kilruddery House near Bray and our sportsman Brian Lally went to find out more.

Programme Highlights

Dara Quigley

Aileen Malone, mother of the late Dara Quigley, and Elizabeth Farries, Information and privacy rights programme manager from the ICCL, discuss why they are calling for a change in the laws around online privacy laws.

Olivia's Column

In her column this week, Olivia O'Leary reflects on the master of the stage, Gay Byrne.

Olympic Tickets

Peter Sherrard, CEO of Olympic Federation of Ireland, speaks to Mary about the ticket allocation process for the 2020 Olympics games in Tokyo.

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