Drivetime Monday 15 April 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Mueller report to be published

Mueller report to be published

Washington is on tenterhooks as Philip Boucher-Hayes reports

Child Poverty

Child Poverty

Michelle Murphy, Research and Policy Analyst with Social Justice Ireland, discusses their new report that shows that nearly a quarter of a million children and their families are living below the poverty line in Ireland.

Nursing Recruitment

Nursing Recruitment

Stephen McLauron, CEO Health Sector Jobs, talks to Mary about the rise in the number of UK-based Irish nurses looking to return to Ireland to work within the HSE.

Directly Elected Mayors

Directly Elected Mayors

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on the vote that is occurring in Cork, Waterford and Limerick about whether or not they want to have directly elected mayors.

Paul Whitters

Paul Whitters

On the anniversary of Paul Whitters murder by the RUC, Helen Whitters, mother of Paul Whitters, and Paul O'Connor, Director of the Pat Finucane Centre, discuss the investigation into Paul's death.

Magdalene Laundies Redress

Magdalene Laundies Redress

Drivetime's Della Kilroy talks to women at the centre of a dispute over the dates they worked in a Magdalene laundry who are waiting for a provisional offer for redress from the Department of Justice. Wendy Lyon, solicitor with Abbey Law talks to Mary about this ongoing dispute.

Our shrinking attention span

Our shrinking attention span

Our attention spans are getting shorter and shorter due to "data overload" - according to a study by a team of European scientists. Dr. Philipp Hövel from University College Cork outlined what's competing for our attention spans these days...

Programme Highlights

Treasure Island: Episode 4

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes retraces the footsteps of the Falcon Blanco's few survivors for clues of the ship's fate.

Drivetime Archives Series: We Shall Overcome

Tom Donnelly, RTÉ Producer, explores the origins of 'The Troubles'.

Keith Byrne Deportation

Keith Byrne, Irish man facing deportation from the US, and Joe Hohenstein, member of Keith's legal team and Philadelphia State Representative, talk about Keith's legal battle.

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