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

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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