Drivetime Monday 13 May 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Open Adoptions

Open Adoptions

Suzanne Connolly, Chief Executive of Barnardos, discusses the advantages and disadvantages of the introduction of open or semi-open adoption in Ireland.

Europea Elections

Europea Elections

Tony Connelly, RTÉ Europe Editor, and Marian Harkin, Independent MEP for Midlands North-West, talk to Mary about the European elections and what MEPs do in Europe.

Injecting Rooms

Injecting Rooms

Aodhan O Riordan, Labour Senator & Former Minister for Drugs Strategy, Catherine Byrne, Minister for the National Drugs Strategy, and Dermot O' Leary, National Bus and Rail Union, discuss why a section of the HSE has objected to the opening of the first supervised injection centre in Dublin.

Construction Recruitment

Construction Recruitment

Dr. Roisin Murphy, Senior Lecturer specialising in Construction Economics in TU Dublin, and Colin Donnery, general manager of FRS Recruitment, talk about Ireland's shortage of construction workers.

Divorce Stories

Divorce Stories

Drivetime's Della Kilroy hears from parents about their personal experiences seeking a divorce in Ireland.

Dental Policy

Dental Policy

Fintan Hourihan, Chief Executive, Irish Dental Association, and Gillian Smith, private dentist, talk about the government's new policy on oral health care.

Homeless Children

Homeless Children

Dr Paul D'Alton, associate professor of psychology at UCD and principal clinical psychologist at St Vincent's University Hospital, discusses the psychological impact of homelessness on children.

Acquired brain Injury

Acquired brain Injury

Lorna Siggins reports from Clarenbridge Nursing Home, a nursing home in Co. Galway that has become a key step-down facility for people with acquired brain injury. And Dr. Valerie Twomey, Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, talks to Mary about the resources required for people with acquired brain injuries.

The Dismantling of Facebook

The Dismantling of Facebook

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes examines why Chris Hughes, Facebook Co-Founder, has called for regulators to dismantle Facebook.

Programme Highlights

Olivia O'Leary

In her political column this week Olivia O'Leary looks at lying as a way of life.

Women in Local Elections

Drivetime's Della Kilroy hears from recently elected Councillors about the future of feminist politics the National Women's Council of Ireland's AGM.

Tiananmen Square massacre 30 years on

China is selling its model of "Government by Data & Surveillance" all over the world

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