Drivetime Thursday 23 May 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Gangland Feuds

Gangland Feuds

Cormac O'Keeffe, Crime Correspondent of the Irish Examiner, and Gary Cunningham, Activist, author, musician, talk to Mary about gangland feuds.

Google Investigation

Google Investigation

Dr Johnny Ryan, Chief Policy Officer at Brave, speaks to Mary about the Data Protection Commission's investigation into Google.

Galway Foster Home Report

Galway Foster Home Report

Catherine Connolly, Independent TD Galway West, and Suzanne Connolly, CEO of Barnardos, discuss a report into the abuse of a number of children in a foster home in Dunmore, Co. Galway.

Direct Provision

Direct Provision

Drivetime's John Cooke reports on the direct provision system in Ireland as the government are urged to build more direct provision centres on State-owned land rather than using private contractors.

European Populism

European Populism

Dr Donnacha O'Beachain, Lecturer at the School of Law and Government in DCU, talks to Mary about the European elections and the rise of populist politics in Europe.

Gambling Addiction

Gambling Addiction

Tony O' Reilly, Author of 'Tony10' and recovering gambling addict turned counsellor, speaks to Mary about what needs to be done to help gambling addicts in Ireland.

Guns Laws in Florida

Guns Laws in Florida

Brian O'Donovan, RTÉ Washington Correspondent, reports on a new law in Florida that allow teachers to carry guns in classrooms.

ECO-UNESCO Environmental Awards

ECO-UNESCO Environmental Awards

Drivetime's Della Kilroy hears from young Irish activists calling for climate action at the ECO UNESCO Environmental Awards.

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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