Drivetime Monday 19 August 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Car-sharing

Car-sharing

Conor Faughnan, AA Director of Consumer Affairs, and Ciarán Cuffe, Green Party MEP, discuss the benefits of car-sharing.

First Time Buyers

First Time Buyers

Darragh O'Brien, Fianna Fáil Spokesperson on Housing, Planning & Local Government, speaks to Mary about the difficulties that first time buyers face.

SEAI Retrofit Grant

SEAI Retrofit Grant

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on the government's announcement that the decision to end grants under SEAI scheme will be reversed.

Disability Cuts

Disability Cuts

Kathleen O'Meara, Director of Communications with Rehab and Ciaran Costello, man who receives the disability allowance, talk to Mary about the government's announcement that it will cut the Rehabilitative Training allowance for people with disabilities.

Italy Politics

Italy Politics

Angela Giuffrida, The Observer reporter, reports on the schism in the governing coalition in Italy between La Liga and the five Star Movement.

Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable Fashion

Geraldine Carton and Taz Kelleher of Sustainable Fashion Dublin, and Damien O'Reilly, lecturer in retail management at the Technological University Dublin, discuss sustainable fashion.

Programme Highlights

Olivia O'Leary

In her weekly political column, Olivia O'Leary asks why Ireland doesn't have a big, ultra nationalist, anti immigrant party.

PrinterGate

Philip Boucher-Hayes gets a guided tour of a Komori printer similar to the one at the centre of the Dail controversy.

Tom Clonan

Tom Clonan, security analyst, talks to Mary his experiences of being a whistleblower in the Irish army.

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