Drivetime Wednesday 14 August 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Third Level Education Funding

Third Level Education Funding

Mary Mitchell O'Connor, Minister of State with Special Responsibility for High Education, talks to Mary about third level education funding and the need for financial reform of the higher education sector.

Retrofit Grants

Retrofit Grants

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the suspension of a grant provided to homeowners to retrofit their homes, and Alan Kelly, Labour TD, and Tim Lombard, Fine Gael Senator, discuss why the scheme was suspended.

CervicalCheck

CervicalCheck

Marie Culliton, former President of the Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine, talks to Mary about why the entire cervical screening process should be carried out in Ireland.

Dublin City Regeneration Series: Episode 2

Dublin City Regeneration Series: Episode 2

Della Kilroy continues her series on the regeneration of Dublin's north east inner city and examines the impact of drug use and homelessness in the area.

UK/US Trade

UK/US Trade

James Politi, World Trade Editor with the Financial Times, reports on a potential post-Brexit UK/US trade deal.

Treasure Island

Treasure Island

Philip Boucher-Hayes's hunt for the treasure of the Falcon Blanco takes him fifteen fathoms below the sea off Inishbofin in the penultimate episode of Treasure Island.

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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