Drivetime Tuesday 6 March 2018

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Child Abuse Investigation

Child Abuse Investigation

Eleven people are still being questioned by Gardai this evening as part of an ongoing investigation into suspected child abuse. Our Western Correspondent Pat McGrath had the latest.

Russian Spy Poisoned

Russian Spy Poisoned

Authorities in the UK are trying to determine whether a former Russian double agent - living in Salisbury - has been poisoned. Sergei Skripol, and his daughter Yulia, were admitted to hospital on Sunday, suffering with unusual symptoms. Our London Correspondent Fiona Mitchell spoke to Drivetime.

Storm Clean Up

Storm Clean Up

Melting snow is posing a threat of flooding in places, as the clean-up operation from Storm Emma continues in parts of Leinster. Thousands of people remain without water, and the Defence FOrces are helping to get the clean up underway.

Mary Flaherty, CEO of CARI

Mary Flaherty, CEO of CARI

The chief executive of CARI, Mary Flaherty, which provides support for children who have been sexually abused, spoke to Drivetime's Mary Wilson this evening.

Midlands Robbery

Midlands Robbery

At the weekend a heist was carried out in Athlone, in which gold and silver jewelry worth an estimated quarter of a million Euro, was stolen. RTÉ's Ciaran Mullooly spoke to Drivetime.

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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