Drivetime Friday 22 June 2018

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Cercical Check Case

Cercical Check Case

A woman with terminal cancer who sued over CervicalCheck smears has settled her High Court action this afternoon. This is the first case to be resolved since the Cervical Check scandal came to light through Vicky Phelan's court case at the end of April Cian O'Carroll, solicitor for the woman spoke to Drivetime.

Greek Bailout

Greek Bailout

Eurozone countries have agreed a debt relief deal for Greece. The long-awaited deal gives Athens more time to repay €96.9bn worth of loans. It will also extend a grace period during which they will pay little or no interest.

Regional Papers

Regional Papers

John O'Connor joined the programme to take us through the stories making the news in the regional newspapers.

Housing Bubble

Housing Bubble

We've been told time and again, in recent years, that Ireland is protected against the emergence of a new property bubble by the Central Bank's strict limits on how much our banks can lend in mortgages and to whom they can lend.

EU Immigration Summit

EU Immigration Summit

Ahead of a full EU summit on migration next week, this Sunday sees an emergency meeting of ten member states convened by German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the hope of agreement to do more of migration while her fragile coalition at home hangs in the balance. Derek Scally, Berlin Correspondent with The Irish Times spoke to Drivetime.

Northside Dart Violence

Northside Dart Violence

Iarnrod Eireann is beefing up security on its Dart services from tonight - following several instances of violence and anti-social behaviour. Incidents of anti-social behaviour on trains nationwide have jumped by over forty per cent in the last two years. Barry Lenihan had this report.

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