Drivetime Wednesday 9 January 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition

Drivetime's Della Kilroy reports from the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition taking place this week in Dublin's RDS.

Mary Lou McDonald view of Backstop and the Border

Mary Lou McDonald view of Backstop and the Border

Mary Lou McDonald, Sinn Féin President, speaks to Philip after meeting with the EU's Chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier in Brussels.

Incentivising Property Developers

Incentivising Property Developers

Rory Hearne, Lecturer in social housing policy at Maynooth University, and Tom Parlon, Director General of the Construction Industry Federation, discuss the suggestion made by Brendan Kenny, the Deputy Chief Executive of Dublin City Council, that the government should incentivise private developers to build residential properties again.

Regeneration Nation: Ballinrobe

Regeneration Nation: Ballinrobe

Drivetime's John Cooke reports from Ballinrobe, Co.Mayo, on the government's new pilot project to rejuvenate rural town centres.

Mental Health and the Impact of Animals

Mental Health and the Impact of Animals

Cathy Davey, singer songwriter and co-founder of My Lovely Horse Rescue charity, speaks to Colette Kinsella about the positive impact that animals and nature have on her own mental health.

New TG4 series on Borders Around the World Begins Tonight

New TG4 series on Borders Around the World Begins Tonight

Síle Nic Chonaonaigh, presenter of 'An Balla', new TG4 series on walls and borders around the world, talks to Philip about the iconic walls they visited, the USA-Mexico border, the now demolished Berlin Wall, the Korean DMZ and the Israel-Palestine Separation Barrier.

Anti-Ageing Drug

Anti-Ageing Drug

Professor Emma Teeling, School Of Biology & Environment Science, UCD, discusses the new drug slow down the ageing process.

Mattie McGrath

Mattie McGrath

TD in talks with KBC bank

Programme Highlights

Olivia O'Leary

In her weekly political column, Olivia O'Leary asks why Ireland doesn't have a big, ultra nationalist, anti immigrant party.

PrinterGate

Philip Boucher-Hayes gets a guided tour of a Komori printer similar to the one at the centre of the Dail controversy.

Tom Clonan

Tom Clonan, security analyst, talks to Mary his experiences of being a whistleblower in the Irish army.

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