It's day one of the first ever fitness to practice hearing into the alleged bad conduct of a national school teacher.
It has been heard today is that this teacher allegedly used sellotape to stop five girls in her classroom from chatting.
Our Education Correspondent, Emma O'Kelly spoke to the programme.
Once asylum seekers have been granted refugee status in this country, which family members should they be entitled to bring here to join them? That's the question that was being debated this afternoon in the Seanad.
Oxfam Chief Executive, Jim Clerkin discussed this with Mary Wilson this evening.
Pope Francis is not happy. In his weekly audience in Saint Peter's Square today, the Pontiff had some choice words for mass goers who take pictures with their mobile phones during services.
Francis Rocca is Vatican Correspondent with The Wall Street Journal and he spoke to Drivetime this evening.
New restrictions on the way alcohol is sold and advertised in Ireland are back before the Seanad for Discussion this evening five years after they were first put forward.
Our reporter John Cooke had this report.
The UK's International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, arrived back to London after being summoned home by Prime Minister, Theresa May.
The Spectator's Fraser Nelson spoke to Mary Wilson on the line.
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 .