Drivetime Tuesday 9 April 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Solicitors and Prisoners

Solicitors and Prisoners

Frank Buttimer, Cork based solicitor with experience of criminal trials, talks to Mary about the relationship between solicitors and their clients, after a solicitor was given a 12 month suspended jail sentence for allowing her mobile phone to be used by a prisoner at the Midlands Prison.

Israeli Election

Israeli Election

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes reports on the elections in Israel.

Children's Hospital Report

Children's Hospital Report

Susan Mitchell, Sunday Business Post Health Editor, Orla Hegarty, Assistant Professor with the School of Architecture in UCD, and Alan Kelly, Labour Spokesperson on Health, discuss the key findings of a review into the escalating costs of the National Children's Hospital.

Unregulated Medecine

Unregulated Medecine

Kate O'Connell, Fine Gael TD for Dublin Bay South, talks about a new bill that proposes penalties of up to one million euro for offenders who advertise fake or unregulated treatments for cancer.

FAI Funding Suspension

FAI Funding Suspension

Noel Rock, Fine Gael T.D. for Dublin North West and member of Oireachtas Sports Committee, reacts to the news that Sport Ireland is to suspend and withhold future funding from the Football Association of Ireland.

Sudan Protest

Sudan Protest

Fergal Keane, BBC Africa Editor, reports on protests that have been taking place outside the Sudan's army headquarters demanding that President Omar Al-Bashir step down.

Olivia's Column

Olivia's Column

Olivia O'Leary remembers Sally O'Neill, a leading figure in the overseas development organisation Trócaire, in her weekly column.

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Limerick City Changes

Limerick City Changes

Niamh Hourigan, Sociologist and Professor at Mary Immaculate College and author of 'Understanding Limerick', and David Raleigh, Journalist based in Limerick, discuss the social changes that have taken place in Limerick city over the past ten years.

Programme Highlights

Olivia O'Leary

In her column this week, Olivia O'Leary asks why we're coming aground on Rockall.

Olivia O'Leary

In her political column this week Olivia O'Leary examines the government's new climate plan.

Olivia O'Leary

In her political column Olivia O'Leary looks at the downside of home ownership

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