Drivetime Wednesday 12 June 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

Katie Hannon presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Adoption Legislation

Adoption Legislation

Susan Lohan, Co-founder of the Adoption Rights Alliance, and Liam Herrick, Irish Council of Civil Liberties, talk to Mary about new adoption legislation.

Childhood Homelessness

Childhood Homelessness

Drivetime's Della Kilroy talks to a homeless mother of four, and Rebecca Keating, Managing Solicitor at the Mercy Law Resource, speaks to Katie about the impact that living in emergency accommodation has on children.

US First Responders

US First Responders

Niall O'Dowd, Founder of IrishCentral, speaks to Katie about the reauthorisation of the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund.

Radiohead Archive

Radiohead Archive

Stuart Clarke, Deputy Editor of Hot Press, discusses why Radiohead have decided to release their private archive and the life and death of Philomena Lynott, the mother of Phil Lynott, the late Thin Lizzy frontman.

Smoky Coal

Smoky Coal

Richard Bruton, Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, and Micheál Martin, Fianna Fáil Leader, discusses Ireland's ban on smoky coal and why there are areas of the country not covered by the ban.

Climate Emergency Bill

Climate Emergency Bill

Seán Canney, Minister of State at Department of Rural & Community Development and Department of Communications, Climate Action & Environment, and Bríd Smith, People Before Profit TD for Dublin South Central, discuss why the government has blocked the Climate Emergency Measures Bill.

Programme Highlights

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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