Drivetime Friday 5 May 2017



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

Jobstown Trial

A special advisor to former Tanaiste Joan Burton has denied exaggerating her evidence when she said she was petrified while delayed in a car by water charges protesters. Vivienne Traynor was at the Circuit Criminal Court.


The Association of Higher Civil and Public Servants is calling for the acceleration of pay restoration for their members. We spoke to Ciaran Rohan.

Athlone Town

Athlone Town host Cobh Ramblers in the SSE Airtricty League First Division later this evening. It's believed hundreds of thousands of euro was gambled on highly specific occurences in the low-profile game- from countries as far flung as the Phillipines, Indonesia and Vietnam. Will O'Callaghan of Midlands 103 spoke to us.


The Garda Commissioner has defended her handling of issues relating to financial irregularities at the Garda College in Templemore. Paul Reynolds spoke to Noirin O'Sullivan.

French Election - Second Round

On the last day of campaigning in the French Presidential Election...we look ahead to the second round vote on Sunday with Tony Connolly.

On this Day

Today Myles Dungan examines the memoir of the man who acted as prosecuting attorney... in the major courts martial after the 1916 Rising.

United Ireland

Senator Mark Daly tells Barry Lenihan about a significant intervention to his report on the road map to a United Ireland




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