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

Olivia O'Leary

In her political column this week Olivia O'Leary looks at lying as a way of life.

Women in Local Elections

Drivetime's Della Kilroy hears from recently elected Councillors about the future of feminist politics the National Women's Council of Ireland's AGM.

Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years on

China is selling its model of "Government by Data & Surveillance" all over the world

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