Drivetime Thursday 30 November 2017

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Brexit

Brexit

Possibly the most intense Irish diplomatic offensive ever is underway this week as the current phase of Brexit negotiations comes to a head. Former Minister for European Affairs, Lucinda Creighton; and from Brussels by Politico's Senior EU Correspondent, Ryan Heath spoke to Drivetime.

Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor

Mixed Martial Arts fighter- the 'Notorious' Conor McGregor has appeared in court for speeding after being ordered to do so by a judge. The 29-year-old pleaded guilty at Blanchardstown Districut Court and was fined 400 euro. Our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds was in court and he had this report.

PAC in Corporation Tax

PAC in Corporation Tax

The Public Accounts Committee heard today that Eight of the 100 highest earning Irish-based multi-nationals are paying no corporation tax at all. Dr. Sheila Killian of the Department of Accounting and Finance at the University of Limerick discussed this with the programme.

Fine Gael Appointments

Fine Gael Appointments

Taoiseach announced to the Dáil that Simon Coveney would be his new Tánaiste and Heather Humphreys would be the new Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation after the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald. Josepha Madigan was elevated to Cabinet becoming the new Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht and she spoke to Drivetime.

Salvation Army

Salvation Army

The Salvation Army is celebrating 130 years of work with the disadvantaged in Dublin. Ahead of its Christmas Concert Fundraiser tomorrow, Brian Lally visited York House.

Refugees Part 3

Refugees Part 3

In the final part of her series Della Kilroy examines the international response to conditions in Libyan detention camps.

Organ Donation

Organ Donation

It's 50 years since the world's first heart transplant this life saving surgical-innovation and the Organ Donors and families who make it possible - are being celebrated around the world, today, from Capetown to Boston to Melbourne. John Cooke 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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