Drivetime Tuesday 4 July 2017



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

Bin charging systems - price watchdog proposed

Bin charging systems - price watchdog proposed

Minister Denis Naughten proposes a watchdog to monitor bin price and issue monthly reports. We were joined by Labour Senator Kevin Humphreys....and also Independents 4 Change TD, Clare Daly....both of whom have had their issues with bin collection issues over the years...

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

In her Political Column , Olivia O Leary asks what constitutes peaceful protest.

Should boys also be vaccinated against HPV?

Should boys also be vaccinated against HPV?

A vaccine against HPV is already available to all girls in secondary schools - and now research is to be undertaken to see if the programme should be extended to boys too. Dr Robert O'Connor is the Head of Research at the Irish Cancer Society and spoke to Drivetime.

Reclaiming Self report goes to the UN

Survivors of Institutional abuse and report authors at the release of "Reclaiming Self" - a report into the post-Ryan treatment of Institutional Abuse survivors .

Disclosures Tribunal

Disclosures Tribunal

Barry Lenihan reports on some of today's evidence at the Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle.

Disclosures Tribunal Part Two

Sandra Hurley has further evidence from the Disclosures Tribunal at Dublin Castle.

Programme Highlights

Treasure Island: Episode 4

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes retraces the footsteps of the Falcon Blanco's few survivors for clues of the ship's fate.

Drivetime Archives Series: We Shall Overcome

Tom Donnelly, RTÉ Producer, explores the origins of 'The Troubles'.

Keith Byrne Deportation

Keith Byrne, Irish man facing deportation from the US, and Joe Hohenstein, member of Keith's legal team and Philadelphia State Representative, talk about Keith's legal battle.



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