Drivetime Monday 20 May 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Child Abuse Records

Child Abuse Records

Caitriona Crowe, former head of special projects at the National Archive, discusses the State's proposal to seal the records of the Laffoy/Ryan commission of inquiry.

Clinical Trials

Clinical Trials

Pat O'Mahony, Chief Executive, Clinical Research Development Ireland, and Emma Corcoran, a woman who recently undertook a clinical trial, talks about the need for investment in clinical research.

Sports and Inclusivity

Sports and Inclusivity

Mary O'Connor, Chief Executive, Federation of Irish Sport and Boidu Sayeh, Westmeath Footballer, originally from Liberia, talk about what can be done to make Sports in Ireland more inclusive.

Royals in Glencree:

Royals in Glencree:

Barbara Walshe, Chairperson of the Glencree Centre for Peace and Reconciliation, discusses the visit of Prince Charles Duchess Camilla, to the Glencree Centre.

Divorce Stories

Divorce Stories

Drivetime's Della Kilroy speaks to parents who divorced in Ireland about their view of the separation period required to get divorced in Ireland.

MEP's Expenses

MEP's Expenses

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the pay and expenses that members of the European Parliament (MEP) receive.

Vaccinations

Vaccinations

Paul D'Alton, Associate Professor of Psychology at UCD and Principal Clinical Psychologist at St Vincent's University Hospital, speaks to Mary about vaccine hesitancy, a tendency to resist or delay vaccination.

Abuse of Vulnerable Adults

Abuse of Vulnerable Adults

Patricia Rickard Clarke, Safeguarding Ireland Chairperson, talks about why we need tougher laws to tackle the abuse of vulnerable adults.

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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