Unions representing Ryanair workers across Europe have threatened to hold the "biggest strike the company has ever seen" before the end of this month if the airline's board and shareholders do not change its business model.
RTÉ employment and Industry Correspondent Ingrid Miley spoke to Drivetime.
The Fine Gael think in has ended in Galway, with undertakings from the Taoiseach that the housing crisis is being managed. The party has also expanded on its criticism of local authorities for not playing their part in providing social housing.
Fergal Keane had this report.
Tom Dunne, Head of the School of Construction Management, DIT and Michael McGrath, Fianna Fail spokesperson on Finance spoke to Drivetime about the mystery of social housing, why some councils succeed, and others are failing.
As Sweden goes to the polls on Sunday, could the country synonymous with progressive politics, lurch to the right?
The Guardian's Richard Orange has been visiting the party's regional strongholds and he had this report.
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 .