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

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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