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

Dominic Cummings Profile

Anushka Asthana, Host of the Today in Focus, Guardian podcast, talks about Dominic Cumming's personality and political strategy.

Yoko Ono and John Lennon in 1969

Kate O'Malley, Historian at the Royal Irish Academy, talks to Mary about Yoko Ono and John Lennon's political legacy.

Defective Apartments

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan on reports of defective apartments in Dublin, Kildare and Clare.

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