Drivetime Friday 24 August 2018

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Search & Rescue Aviation Report

Search & Rescue Aviation Report

There are several sources of confusion, among those operating Search & Rescue Aviation operations, across the country. That's according to a new, unpublished review, which RTÉ has gained access to. Our Political Correspondent, Michéal Lehane had this report.

World Meeting of Families

World Meeting of Families

The World Meeting of Families is told there is still denial in the church about the extent of clerical abuse. Our reporter Edel McAllister was at the congress for RTÉ

Regional Newspapers

Regional Newspapers

John O'Connor joined the programme from our Waterford studio for our weekly roundup of the regional newspapers this evening.

John Gilligan Charged with Money Laundering in Northern Ireland

John Gilligan Charged with Money Laundering in Northern Ireland

John Gilligan has appeared in court this afternoon in Northern Ireland charged with money laundering offences. Nicola Tallant, Investigations Editor at the Sunday World Newspaper had the latest.

Alcohol Consumption Report

Alcohol Consumption Report

A major global study into alcohol consumption has revealed that women in Ireland consumer an average of three alcoholic drinks a day and there is no safe limit to alcohol consumption. William Lavelle Head of the Irish Whiskey Association, and Eunan McKinney, Head of Communications and Advocacy with Alcohol Action spoke to Drivetime.

Trump / Sessions

Trump / Sessions

Donald Trump and his own Attorney General seem to be getting into a war of words, with the US President saying Jeff Sessions cannot control the Justice Department. But Mr Sessions is not taking it lying down, by the sounds of it. Daniel Lippman, Co-author of "Politico Playbook" and is a reporter for Politic.com had the latest.

Programme Highlights

Three simple steps to help calm the mind

Paul D'Alton, Associate Professor of Psychology at UCD and Principal Clinical Psychologist at St Vincent's University Hospital, provides three simple steps to help calm the mind during stressful periods.

Finding it hard to sleep?

Paul D'Alton, Associate Professor of Psychology at UCD and Principal Clinical Psychologist at St Vincent's University Hospital, provides tips for people who are struggling to sleep.

Olivia O'Leary Column

In her column Olivia O'Leary looks at how we respond to strange times.

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