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Drivetime Wednesday 1 February 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

John Gilligan Judgement

John Gilligan Judgement

The Supreme Court has rejected criminal John Gilligan's efforts to hold on to a number of properties which are being sought by the Criminal Assets Bureau. Fergal Keane and Nicola Tallant spoke to us.

Action Plan 2017

Action Plan 2017

Today, the coalition revealed its plans to create an additional 45,000 jobs by the end of this year... under the Action Plan for Jobs 2016. Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O'Connor spoke to us.

NAMA Inquiry

NAMA Inquiry

In the Dáil today, Minister for Finance Michael Noonan said that there are not sufficient grounds for a public inquiry at this time into the sale of Project Eagle by Nama. We spoke to Peter Burke and Pearse Doherty.

Planning

Planning

A new National Planning Framework will be launched by Environment Minister Simon Coveney tomorrow. Philip Boucher Hayes reports.

Refugees

Refugees

As US President Donald Trump's temporary immigration ban continues to attract worldwide criticism, here in Ireland the Tanaiste today described Trump's refugee policies as 'extraordinarily disappointing.' Della Kilroy was there today and she had this report.

Drugs in Cork

Drugs in Cork

In January 2016, Alex Ryan -- an 18-year-old from Millstreet in County Cork -- died after taking the deadly hallucinogenic drug N-bomb at a house-party in Cork City. Graham Clifford brings us part 1 of his report on drugs in Cork.

Will President Trump's Visa changes hit US and Irish tech companies?

Will President Trump's Visa changes hit US and Irish tech companies?

Donald Trump is considering changing H-1B work visas used by US tech companies. Eamonn Carey, MD of Techstars talked to us about the impact in the US and why it could be an opportunity for Ireland.

Programme Highlights

Starting Again... Ballaghaderreen

Exclusive reports from Drivetime's John Cooke who to some of the 160 Syrian Refugees adjusting to life in County Roscommon.

Swaziland

Graham Clifford reports on the plight of the population there.

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