Drivetime Monday 8 October 2018

Drivetime

Drivetime

Philip Boucher-Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Harold's Cross Greyhound Stadium

Harold's Cross Greyhound Stadium

Barry Lenihan reports on the questions surrounding the sale of Harold's Cross Greyhound Stadium.

"Affordable" Housing - how do you make it work?

"Affordable" Housing - how do you make it work?

Hugh Brennan, CEO of the not-for-profit "O Cualann Cohousing Alliance", who have built 49 affordable houses (costing €215k for a 3 bed house), joined us in studio to explain what it takes to build such houses.

The €1.7m housing estate lying idle because Traveller families won't move in without space for their horses

The €1.7m housing estate lying idle because Traveller families won't move in without space for their horses

A group of Traveller families in Tipperary say they won't move into a new housing development unless stables and land are provided for their horses - a commitment they say the Council gave them ten years ago. They spoke to our reporter John Cooke.

A Direct Provision Centre has announced it's to close before Christmas, but where will its residents go?

A Direct Provision Centre has announced it's to close before Christmas, but where will its residents go?

It emerged that a Dublin Direct Provision centre (in Clondalkin), which houses 225 people, is to close in just eight weeks' time, on December 3rd. Graham Clifford had this report.

Dr Paul D'Alton on the psychological impact of not having a place to call home

Dr Paul D'Alton on the psychological impact of not having a place to call home

Dr Paul D'Alton is Principal Clinical Psychologist at St Vincent's University Hospital and UCD. He says the need for a place to call home is carried deep in the human brain.

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Olivia O'Leary

In her political column this week Olivia O'Leary looks at lying as a way of life.

Women in Local Elections

Drivetime's Della Kilroy hears from recently elected Councillors about the future of feminist politics the National Women's Council of Ireland's AGM.

Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years on

China is selling its model of "Government by Data & Surveillance" all over the world

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