Drivetime Thursday 20 April 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

National Maternity Hospital

National Maternity Hospital

The issues around ownership of the new National Maternity Hospital in Dublin continue to draw criticism today. Former Minister for Health, and deputy leader of Fine Gael, Senator James Reilly spoke to us on Drivetime.

Unaccompanied Minors P.3

Unaccompanied Minors P.3

In the final part of her series, Della Kilroy talks to Jordan's unaccompanied child refugees. Della visited a hospital helping refugee children living in Jordan's capital city Amman.

Health Minister Simon Harris on National Maternity Hospital row

Health Minister Simon Harris on National Maternity Hospital row

The Minister for Health Simon Harris spoke to Drivetime regarding the row over the new National Maternity Hospital.

Housing

Housing

Yesterday, CSO data showed house prices rose by more than 10% in past year, and today more figures - derived from Census 2016 - point to a chronic housing shortage and the lowest home ownership rate in 45 years. We spoke to Business staff Aengus Cox and John O'Connor of the Housing Agency.

Cork Drone Chaos

Cork Drone Chaos

Cork City's Airport was forced to close for a time today. Ciaran Carton is the Director of Operations at the Airport

Northern Talks

Northern Talks

Sinn Féin is accusing the British Government of 'doing nothing' to achieve a deal at Stormont and of wanting power-sharing in the North to fail. Our Northern Editor Tommie Gorman was in Stormont.

Programme Highlights

Love and Relationships Ep3

Psychologist Dr Paul D'Alton finishes his mini series on maintaining health relationships during the pandemic.

Love and Relationships Ep2

Psychologist Dr Paul D'Alton continues his series on love and relationships during the pandemic.

Love and Relationships Ep1

Psychologist Dr Paul D'Alton begins his mini series on the impact stress can have on relationships.

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