Drivetime Wednesday 22 August 2018

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Drivetime

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

Equal Future Campaign

Equal Future Campaign

The Equal Future 2018 coalition are a group of LGBT and faith based groups, they're calling for an end to the damage done to children as a result of LGBT stigma. Drivetime's Della Kilroy had this report.

Drew Harris Application Blocked

Drew Harris Application Blocked

The High Court has rejected a bid to block the appointment of the PSNI's Drew Harris as the next Garda Commissioner. Yesterday we heard how Belfast based researcher Ciaran MacAirt, had been taking the proceedings. High Court Reporter Aodhan O'Faolain had the latest.

Data Breaches

Data Breaches

Telecoms provider Eir and Health and Beauty giant Superdrug are in the techlological firing line after it emerged that both companies have been subject to data breaches. Emmet Ryan of the Sunday Business Post spoke to Drivetime this evening.

Preparations At Knock

Preparations At Knock

He'll spend less than two hours in the west this Sunday morning, before his mass in the Phoenix Park in Dublin, but Pope Francis' visit to Knock marks a historic moment for Ireland West Airport. Graham Clifford had this report.

Trump, Cohen, Manafort & the Fallout

Trump, Cohen, Manafort & the Fallout

For more on what's been called "a historically bad day for the Presidency", Devlin Barrett of the Washington Post and Scott Jennings, a former assistant to President George W Bush spoke to Drivetime this evening.

Pensions

Pensions

Is an auto-enrollment scheme the answer to our pension time bomb? Minister for Employment Affairs & Social Protection Regina Doherty spoke to Drivetime this evening.

Programme Highlights

Dominic Cummings Profile

Anushka Asthana, Host of the Today in Focus, Guardian podcast, talks about Dominic Cumming's personality and political strategy.

Yoko Ono and John Lennon in 1969

Kate O'Malley, Historian at the Royal Irish Academy, talks to Mary about Yoko Ono and John Lennon's political legacy.

Defective Apartments

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan on reports of defective apartments in Dublin, Kildare and Clare.

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