Drivetime Tuesday 21 August 2018

Drivetime

Drivetime

Sarah McInerney presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Calls To Sex Abuse Helpline Spike

Calls To Sex Abuse Helpline Spike

The World Meeting of Families gets underway today in Ireland after weeks of controversy over the Catholic Church's handling of clerical sex abuse. Melissa Darmody, the clinical director of Towards Healing, a Catholic funded helpline for victims of abuse spoke to Drivetime.

Arcade Owner Interrogated Employee

Arcade Owner Interrogated Employee

A man who resigned from his job under duress after being brought out to sea in a speedboat by his boss and questioned about missing money has been awarded over his unfair dismissal at the Workplace Relations Commission. Caroline McEnery, Managing Director with The HR Suite had the latest for Drivetime.

Independents On Presidency

Independents On Presidency

Independent members of the Oireachtas are looking at getting together to nominate a candidate for the presidency. A candidate can get on the ballot paper with the backing of 20 members of the Oireachtas or four local authorities. Fergal Keane has been speaking to independents to get their views.

Wealth Tax

Wealth Tax

An analysis from the Revenue Commissioners is showing that if the Government brings in a 43% income tax rate for workers earning over €80,000, it could bring in €433 million. Sinn Fein Finance Spokesperon Pearse Doherty and Cormac Lucey Economics Columnist with The Sunday Times spoke to Drivetime.

Rough Sleepers Survey

Rough Sleepers Survey

A customer-satisfaction survey for people using homeless services. has been published by The Dublin Inquirer. Editor of the Dublin Inquirer, Louise Kapila and Fr Peter McVerry spoke to Drivetime.

Colm O'Regan

Colm O'Regan

Yesterday 50 thousand students received their first round CAO offers for college places. Here Colm O'Regan shares some advice for students to consider when choosing a college course.

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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