Drivetime Wednesday 17 April 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Paddy Cosgrave admits to tax avoidance

Paddy Cosgrave admits to tax avoidance

Philip Boucher-Hayes talks to the Web Summit founder about his tax campaign

Clare Bus

Clare Bus

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on protests over changes to a rural link bus service in Clare.

Cocaine Boom

Cocaine Boom

Joe Treacy, Addiction Counsellor based in Galway, discusses the increasing prevalence of cocaine use in rural communities across Ireland.

Olivia's Column

Olivia's Column

Olivia O'Leary looks at some of Leo's target voters in her weekly column.

Mother and Baby Home Commission Report

Mother and Baby Home Commission Report

Conall O'Fatharta, reporter with the Examiner, and Dr Maeve O'Rourke, Lecturer in Human Rights at the Irish Centre for Human Rights at NUI Galway, talk to Mary about the fifth interim report from the Commission into Mother and Baby Homes.

Gambling

Gambling

Dr Crystal Fulton, Associate Professor at the School of Information and Communication Studies in University College Dublin, discusses her research into the social impact of problem gambling in Ireland.

Pat Spillane

Pat Spillane

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on Pat Spillane's position as the ambassador for Rural Ireland.

Catherine Corless on the Mother and Baby Home Report

Catherine Corless on the Mother and Baby Home Report

Catherine Corless, historian, reacts to the findings of the fifth interim report by the Mother and Baby Home Commission.

Homeless Healthcare

Homeless Healthcare

Drivetime's Della Kilroy talks to homeless drug users accessing methadone and Hep C treatment at a mobile clinic in Dublin.

Bee Conservation

Bee Conservation

Dr Úna Fitzpatrick, senior ecologist at the National Biodiversity Data Centre, talks about how local councils can lead the way in saving bees.

Programme Highlights

Olivia O'Leary

In the wake of a controversial interview with Nigel Farage on the Andrew Marr Show Olivia O'Leary examines the BBC.

Tiananmen Square Anniversary

Jeff Widener, Photographer of the 'Tank Man' photo, talks to Philip on the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre.

Acquired brain Injury

Lorna Siggins reporter, and Dr. Valerie Twomey, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, discuss acquired brain injuries.

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