Drivetime Tuesday 27 June 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Fergal Keane reports on events in the Dáil

Fergal Keane reports on events in the Dáil

Following the intervention of five judges yesterday, the controversy surrounding the judicial appointments bill now has a real prospect of destabilising the government. Fergal Keane was at Leinster House.

Runway noise

Runway noise

The Dublin Airport authority has increased its buy-out offer on the homes of people living near a proposed runway location.

Judicial Appointments

Judicial Appointments

We rarely hear from judges outside of their court rooms. That changed this week. as the government prepared to bring new legislation on judicial appointments before the Oireachtas.

Scottish Responce to the DUP deal

Scottish Responce to the DUP deal

The Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, has said she is to reset her plans for a second referendum on Scottish Independence. Philip Boucher-Hayes brought us this report.

President Trump Phone Call

President Trump Phone Call

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and President Donald Trump have been on the phone this afernoon, our Washington Correspondent Caitríona Perry brought us this update.

Olivia O'Leary asks how new are the Taoiseach's ideas?

Olivia O'Leary asks how new are the Taoiseach's ideas?

Olivia O'Leary asks how new Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's ideas really are?

Programme Highlights

Dominic Cummings Profile

Anushka Asthana, Host of the Today in Focus, Guardian podcast, talks about Dominic Cumming's personality and political strategy.

Yoko Ono and John Lennon in 1969

Kate O'Malley, Historian at the Royal Irish Academy, talks to Mary about Yoko Ono and John Lennon's political legacy.

Defective Apartments

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan on reports of defective apartments in Dublin, Kildare and Clare.

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