Drivetime Wednesday 29 May 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Irish Navy

Irish Navy

Shelley Cotter, Spokesperson for the Wives and Partners of the Defence Forces, speaks to Mary about how members of the Irish Navy are sleeping on board ships due to soaring rents and lack of proper accommodation at the naval base in Cork.

High-Rise Developments

High-Rise Developments

Frank McDonald, Former Editor of the Irish Times, and Brendan O'Sullivan, Senior Lecturer in UCC Geography department, discuss whether high-rise developments are the only way to combat urban sprawl and solve the housing crisis.

Olivia's Column

Olivia's Column

Olivia O'Leary examines the Green Party in her weekly column.

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Gangland Feud

Gangland Feud

Tom Brabazon, Dublin City Councillor, talks to Mary about drug-related violence in Dublin inner city.

Angela Kerins

Angela Kerins

Michael McDowell, Independent Senator and Senior Council and former Attorney General, discusses the Supreme Court ruling on the Angela Kerin's case.

The Business of Pets

The Business of Pets

Charles Cosgrave, Co-owner of Village Vets, speaks to Mary about the growing business opportunities in pet care.

Immigrant Council Report

Immigrant Council Report

Drivetime's Della Kilroy reports on why the Immigrant Council is calling for urgent reform of Ireland's immigration system.

Farmers looking for climate change leadership

Farmers looking for climate change leadership

Suzanne Campbell talks to farmers frustrated with current environmental protections

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Dara Quigley

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.

Olivia's Column

In her column this week, Olivia O'Leary reflects on the master of the stage, Gay Byrne.

Olympic Tickets

Peter Sherrard, CEO of Olympic Federation of Ireland, speaks to Mary about the ticket allocation process for the 2020 Olympics games in Tokyo.

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