Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm
Drivetime Thursday 23 May 2019
Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
Cormac O'Keeffe, Crime Correspondent of the Irish Examiner, and Gary Cunningham, Activist, author, musician, talk to Mary about gangland feuds.
Dr Johnny Ryan, Chief Policy Officer at Brave, speaks to Mary about the Data Protection Commission's investigation into Google.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Brian O'Donovan, RTÉ Washington Correspondent, reports on a new law in Florida that allow teachers to carry guns in classrooms.
Drivetime's Della Kilroy hears from young Irish activists calling for climate action at the ECO UNESCO Environmental Awards.
Aileen Malone, mother of the late Dara Quigley, and Elizabeth Farries, Information and privacy rights programme manager from the ICCL, discuss why they are calling for a change in the laws around online privacy laws.
In her column this week, Olivia O'Leary reflects on the master of the stage, Gay Byrne.
Peter Sherrard, CEO of Olympic Federation of Ireland, speaks to Mary about the ticket allocation process for the 2020 Olympics games in Tokyo.
Presenter: Mary Wilson