Drivetime Tuesday 12 March 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Banning Boeing's 737 Max

Banning Boeing's 737 Max

The Irish Aviation Authority has decided to temporarily ban Boeing's 737 Max from Irish airspace. 157 people were killed last Sunday when an Ethiopian Airline's Boeing 737 Max 8 crashed. Mary was joined by aviation journalist Anthony Davis to discuss.

Rural Resettlement

Rural Resettlement

Yesterday we heard about proposals to offer a grant of €1000 euro to housing applicants to quit Dublin and seek a home outside the pale in a bid to alleviate the capital's growing housing crisis. John Cooke met with Janice and John Kinsella in the parish of Kilmurrary McMahon in West Clare to hear about the move they made 13 years ago.

Brexit Vote

Brexit Vote

Ahead of the vote on Theresa May's Brexit Withdrawal Deal Mary spoke to Matthew Parris, Columnist with The London Times, Tommie Gorman, RTÉ's Northern Correspondent, Brigid Laffan, Director of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and Ronan McCrea, Professor of Constitutional and European Law at University College London.

Gibraltar Funerals

Gibraltar Funerals

This week Fergal Keane has been looking back at the events in Northern Ireland of this week in 1988. Fergal was in Belfast as a young reporter 31 years ago and he has been revisiting those events. Today it is Tuesday and the Gibralter funerals were about to begin.

Olivia's Column - The SDLP

Olivia's Column - The SDLP

In her weekly column Olivia O'Leary reports on the dangers of playing political football.

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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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