Drivetime Tuesday 16 April 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Paddy Cosgrave's tax reform campaign

Paddy Cosgrave's tax reform campaign

Philip Boucher-Hayes gets shown the door when he attempts to ask questions about the suspended Facebook ad campaign

Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi

While Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the US House of Representatives, visits Dublin, Mary speaks to Elaine S. Povich, Nancy Pelosi, biographer and journalist, about how Ms Pelosi become the most powerful woman in Washington.

Delirium and Dementia

Delirium and Dementia

Dr. Colm Cunningham, Professor of Neuroscience in Trinity College Dublin, discusses a recent study in Cork University Hospital that found that no less than twenty percent of the patients were presenting signs of delirium.

Voting on the Islands

Voting on the Islands

Seán Kyne, Government Chief Whip and Minister for the Islands, talks to Mary about new legislation approved by the government that allows people living on islands to vote on the same day as the mainland.

Traveller Conflict

Traveller Conflict

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports from a conference organised by Traveller Counselling Service on how violence in the community has a severe impact on long term mental health on members of the Travelling community.

Cost Rental Schemes

Cost Rental Schemes

Jim Baneham, Housing Agency, and Rita Fagan, Fair Rent Homes, discuss the Vienna Model of Housing and the development of a cost rental scheme in Ireland.

Birth Control Costs

Birth Control Costs

Dr. Mary Short, the Irish College of General Practitioner's director of Sexual and Reproductive Health, speaks to Mary about the cost of contraception and why the government should provide free contraception.

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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