Drivetime Thursday 15 August 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

School Bus

School Bus

Carmel O'Dwyer, parent from Grangemockler EX-Tel, Clare Brophy, parent from Knockgraffon, and Mattie McGrath, Independent TD for Tipperary, talk about the school bus shortage in Tipperary.

Insurance Study

Insurance Study

Cathie Shannon, Director of General Insurance at Brokers Ireland, and Neil McDonnell, Chief Executive of ISME, discuss the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission's study into the insurance industry.

SEAI Scheme

SEAI Scheme

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the closure of the SEAI's Deep Retrofit Scheme, and Timmy Dooley, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Communications, The Environment & Natural Resources, talks to Mary about the controversy surrounding the closure of the scheme.

Daniel Mullan Extradition

Daniel Mullan Extradition

Ruaidhri Giblin, freelance Journalist, reports on the extradition of Daniel Mullan from Ireland to the US.

Dublin City Regeneration Series: Episode 3

Dublin City Regeneration Series: Episode 3

In the final part of her series Della Kilroy examines new education and employment opportunities in Dublin's north inner city.

Brainstorm: Car-Free Cities

Brainstorm: Car-Free Cities

Ella McSweeney is joined by Olf Straumeyer from NUIG and David O'Connor from TU Dublin, to discuss the prospect of removing cars from cities to combat environmental and commuter congestion.

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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