Drivetime Tuesday 14 November 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Tracker Mortgages

Tracker Mortgages

Today, the Central Bank confirmed that it is preparing an enforcement investigation into state-owned AIB as it pursues the Irish banks for over-charging tracker mortgage customers -- a number of whom lost their homes as a result. Financial advisor and consumer rights campaigner Padraig Kissane spoke to Drivetime.

Leaders' Questions

Leaders' Questions

The Taoiseach says the Tanaiste Frances Fitzgerald 'had no prior knowledge' of a strategy pursued by then Garda Commissioner Noirin O'Sullivan's legal team to attack the credibility of Sergeant Maurice McCabe during his testimony before the O'Higgins Commission.

Gaeilge 24

Gaeilge 24

Could you spend 24 hrs As Gaeilge? That's the ambitious target of Conradh Na Gaeilge today with "Gaeilge 24" and there's more that thirty thousand students taking part. Brian Lally hit the sraid to ask if people were up for the challenge.

Catalonia

Catalonia

An alternative to Catalan independence "is always possible", a Belgian Newspaper has quoted Catalan leader, Carles Puigdemont, as saying. Raphael Minder is the author of "The Struggle for Catalonia" and he's Madrid Correspondent with the New York Times and he spoke to Drivetime.

ESRI Property Study

ESRI Property Study

House price inflation of 20% over the next three years but no bubble in sight, according the ESRI who've published new research on the housing market. Karl Deeter of Irish Mortgage Brokers discussed this with Drivetime.

Learner Drivers Amendment Bill

Learner Drivers Amendment Bill

A proposal making it an offence for the owner of a vehicle to allow it to be driven by an unaccompanied learner driver is to come before the Dáil. Eight-year-old Zoe Scannell, was killed in a car crash in June 2014 when an unaccompanied learner driver lost control of the car he was driving. Her mother Alisha spoke to RTÉ's Sharon Tobin.

Teacher Registration Bureaucracy

Teacher Registration Bureaucracy

The Government is trying to lure skilled emigrants back home to Ireland again but how easy do we make it for them when they get here? Sean Donegan, from Quigley's Point in Donegal told his story to Mary Wilson.

Olivia O'Leary - We Can't Have Democracy

Olivia O'Leary - We Can't Have Democracy

In her political column this week, Olivia O'Leary says: we can't have democracy, unless we're all in it together.

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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