Drivetime Wednesday 23 November 2016

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Barack Obama's Right Hand Man

Barack Obama's Right Hand Man

The looming prospect of Brexit -- hard or soft -- and the unknowns arising from the presidential victory of Donald Trump have created an economic eco system that presents both potential risks and opportunities. Roger Fisk, former National Director of Special Events for Barack Obama spoke to us.

Homelessness on the Rise

Homelessness on the Rise

Figures compiled by the Dublin Region Homelessness Executive show that there were 5,146 people in emergency accommodation last month. We're awaiting the latest count of people who sleep rough on the streets of the capital. Sam McGuinness of Dublin Simon spoke to us.

Kevin Mallon

Kevin Mallon

A judge in Brazil has ruled that Irishman Kevin Mallon is to be given back his passport and permitted to leave the country. It's on the same conditions as those laid down for the former Olympic Council of Ireland President Pat Hickey last week.

The Recovery Academy

The Recovery Academy

A new forum dedicated to helping people overcome Drug and Alcohol dependancy launched this morning. The Recovery Academy does exactly what it says on the tin, it concentrates on the pathway to recovery, and not the addiction itself. Brian Lally reports.

Programme Highlights

Aras '18 Candidates

Interviews with candidates for the presidency

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary asks will he stay or will he go?

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