Drivetime Wednesday 21 June 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Cork City left without water on the hottest day of the year

Cork City left without water on the hottest day of the year

It's the longest, hottest day of the year and large parts of Cork City have been left without water for much of today as a result of a major pipe burst. Eoin English is a Reporter with The Irish Examiner brought us the latest.

The DUP plays a high stakes game as deadlock reigns at both Stormont and Westminster

The DUP plays a high stakes game as deadlock reigns at both Stormont and Westminster

Negotiations between the Conservatives and the DUP began after the Tories failed to win an outright majority in the general election but they've apparently hit a bit of a wobble. The deadlock at Westminster comes amidst a similar situation at Stormont, where talks are continuing on the restoration of power-sharing with little sign of an agreement.

Closing arguments in the Jobstown trial

Closing arguments in the Jobstown trial

Closing arguments are continuing in the trial of six men accused of the false imprisonment of former tanaiste, Joan Burton, and her adviser at a water charges protest in 2014.

English Language Teachers protest outside the Department of Education

English Language Teachers protest outside the Department of Education

English Language Teachers today held a protest outside the Department of Education to demand that Minister Richard Bruton meet with them to address their concerns. Della Kilroy reports.

Could a Grenfell Tower disaster happen here?

Could a Grenfell Tower disaster happen here?

Fire fighters tell Philip Boucher-Hayes we're "riding our luck"

Housing Development Launched in Ballyfermot

Housing Development Launched in Ballyfermot

Residents of Ireland's biggest social housing development to be completed this year got keys to their new appartments today as the new Housing Minister was told to speed up the process of building badly needed new homes. John Cooke was in Ballyfermot to meet some of the 70 people moving in.

Programme Highlights

Olivia O'Leary

In the wake of a controversial interview with Nigel Farage on the Andrew Marr Show Olivia O'Leary examines the BBC.

Tiananmen Square Anniversary

Jeff Widener, Photographer of the 'Tank Man' photo, talks to Philip on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Acquired brain Injury

Lorna Siggins reporter, and Dr. Valerie Twomey, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, discuss acquired brain injuries.

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