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Drivetime Monday 23 October 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Manhunt Tallaght

Manhunt Tallaght

The armed man who was at the centre of an eight-hour manhunt in Dublin today has been arrested in the west of the city. The 37-year old was apprehended at gunpoint in a shopping centre after he allegedly executed a number of carjackings and assaults in the Tallaght area. Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds had the latest.

ASTI Ballot

ASTI Ballot

The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has rejcted the new public service pay deal. The General Secretary of the ASTI, Ciaran Christie spoke to Drivetime this evening.

Courts

Courts

A man who killed his partner's son is appealing his seven year custodial sentence. Dave Mahon had pleaded not guilty to the murder of Dean Fitzpatrick- the older brother of the missing teenager Amy Fitzpatrick- in May 2013. Reporter Ruaidhri Giblin was in court and he spoke to Drivetime today.

Tracker Mortgage Scandal

Tracker Mortgage Scandal

Executives from KBC; Bank of Ireland; and Permanent TSB have today been meeting with the Finance Minister, Paschal Donohoe, to answer questions about their handling of tracker mortgage customers. former Finance Minister, Alan Dukes discussed this with the programme.

Defence Forces Survey

Defence Forces Survey

A review of pay across the defence forces has been recommended in a major report into work and attitudes in the services. Some 600 members across all arms of the services were interviewed in a Defence Forces commissioned report which has now been published by the Department of Defence. Fergal Keane had this report.

Bowe Bergdahl

Bowe Bergdahl

Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the US Army deserter's sentencing

Programme Highlights

Syrian Refugees

The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .

Hen and Stag Parties

Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon

Hen and Stag Parties

Hen and Stag Parties in Carlingford Della Kilroy brought us this report

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