Drivetime Tuesday 20 August 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Picking a School

Picking a School

Aedin Doris, Lecturer in the Economics Department, Maynooth University and joint author of 'Good Schools or Good Students?' speaks to Mary about her research into how to choose a good school.

Humans of Politics: Lisa Chambers

Humans of Politics: Lisa Chambers

Fianna Fail TD, Lisa Chambers tells Abie Philbin Bowman how a 'shy', 'private' person ended up on the Fianna Fail front bench 'by accident' and how she handles twitter, misogyny and mansplaining.

State Communication Failures

State Communication Failures

Mandy Johnston, former Press Secretary and adviser to Bertie Ahern, Kevin Doyle, Group Political Editor of Independent News & Media, and Eoin O'Malley, DCU's School of Law and Government, discuss recent government controversies and communication failures.

Drivetime Archive Series: Violence has become a precarious pleasure

Drivetime Archive Series: Violence has become a precarious pleasure

Tom Donnelly, RTÉ Producer, continues his series on the 50th anniversary of the 'The Troubles'.

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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