Drivetime Tuesday 30 April 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Drug Economy

Drug Economy

Dr Matt Dowden, Lecturer of sociology in TUDublin, talks about his report on Ireland's modern drug economy.

Kerry Windfarms

Kerry Windfarms

Drivetime's John Cooke visits controversial wind farms in Co. Kerry and speaks to a concerned resident in North Kerry who is calling for greater emphasis on the human impact of wind farms. And Grattan Healy, Chairman of the Irish Wind Farmers Association speaks to Mary about the benefit of wind farms.

Acid Attack

Acid Attack

John Halligan, Independent TD for Waterford and Minister of State, reacts to the news that three teenagers were victims of an acid attack in Waterford.

Olivia's Column

Olivia's Column

Olivia O'Leary discusses the Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation in her weekly column.

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McCabe Settlement

McCabe Settlement

Drivetime's Katie Hannon reports on Maurice McCabe's High Court proceedings against the State.

Parents on Mobile Phones

Parents on Mobile Phones

Victoria White, columnist, and Stella O'Malley, psychotherapist, discuss a Meath GAA club that has banned parents from looking at their mobile phones while they wait on the sidelines.

Galway Hooker

Galway Hooker

Drivetime's Lorna Siggins reports on the return of the Galway Hooker, a traditional West Coast sailing boat, to the Claddagh after 137 years.

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Dominic Cummings Profile

Anushka Asthana, Host of the Today in Focus, Guardian podcast, talks about Dominic Cumming's personality and political strategy.

Yoko Ono and John Lennon in 1969

Kate O'Malley, Historian at the Royal Irish Academy, talks to Mary about Yoko Ono and John Lennon's political legacy.

Defective Apartments

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan on reports of defective apartments in Dublin, Kildare and Clare.

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