Drivetime Thursday 18 April 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Together for Yes on Time 100 list

Together for Yes on Time 100 list

Ailbhe Smyth, Convenor of the Coalition to Repeal the Eighth Amendment, talks to Mary about then news that Time Magazine has named the former Co-Directors of the 'Together for Yes' campaign as part of their 'TIME 100' list, their annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Homeless Hubs

Homeless Hubs

Drivetime's Della Kilroy reports on the Ombudsman for Children's report into family hubs for the homeless.

Children's Ombudsman report

Children's Ombudsman report

Damien English, Minister of State at the Department of Housing, and Eoin Ó Broin, Sinn Féin TD for Dublin Mid-West, discuss the Ombudsman for Children's report into conditions at family hubs for the homeless.

UL Doctor's Open Letter

UL Doctor's Open Letter

Prof. Paul Burke, Chief Clinical Director of Hospitals Group, talks to Mary about the open letter doctors at University Hospital Limerick have written outlining the serious challenges faced by the hospital in providing enough in-patient beds for acutely ill patients.

Sexual Assault Data

Sexual Assault Data

Cliona Saidlear, Executive Director of Rape Crisis Network Ireland, discuss the first break down of data on reported sex assaults compiled by the CSO.

Mother and Baby Home Commission Report

Mother and Baby Home Commission Report

Siobhan Holliman, Deputy Editor of the Tuam Herald, and Mari Steed, a woman who was adopted at the age of two from Bessborough, discuss the Mother and Baby Home Commission published its fifth interim report.

Notre Dame

Notre Dame

Robin Mandal, former president of the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland, talks to Mary about the rebuild of Notre Dame.

Declaration of the Republic

Declaration of the Republic

Dr David McCullagh, Prime Time presenter, historian, and author of two volumes of biography of Eamon DeValera, reports on the celebration of the Republic of Ireland's 70th anniversary.

Anniversary of Columbine Massacre

Anniversary of Columbine Massacre

Dave Cullen, journalist and Author of the non-fiction book 'Columbine' talks to Mary about the legacy of the Columbine massacre.

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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