Drivetime Tuesday 7 November 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Rail Strike

Rail Strike

Iarnród Éireann staff are on the picket line in the second of five planned actions over pay. Mark Gleeson of Rail Users Ireland, and our industry and employment correspondent Ingrid Miley spoke to the programme.

Teacher Shortages

Teacher Shortages

Primary schools are experiencing serious problems hiring subsitute teachers - that's according to a new survey by school managers. Kathering Donnelly is the Education Editor of the Irish Independent sp[oke to Drivetime.

Paradise Papers

Paradise Papers

The fall-out from the 'Paradise Papers' leaks continued around the globe today and - in the Dáil the Taoiseach responded to questions about Ireland's role in tax avoidance. Brooke Harrington is Professor of Economic Sociology at Copenhagen Business School discussed this with Mary Wilson.

Precarious Employment

Precarious Employment

For the last few weeks regular listeners will be aware that we have been focussing on the extent of this exploitation of vulnerable employees. Today Philip Boucher-Hayes looks at what the state is doing to deal with the phenomenon.

The Stardust

The Stardust

A new report into the Stardust Tragedy, where 48 people died and 128 were seriously injured in 1981, has decided that no new enquiry is warrented into the fire. Fergal Keane had this report

Programme Highlights

Aras '18 Candidates

Interviews with candidates for the presidency

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary asks will he stay or will he go?

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