Drivetime Thursday 22 August 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Gambling Figures

Gambling Figures

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the record numbers of people seeking help for gambling addictions.

Garda Reform

Garda Reform

Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Justice and Martin Kenny, Sinn Féin Spokesperson on Justice and Equality, speak to Mary about the restructuring of An Garda Síochána.

Childminding Industry

Childminding Industry

Drivetime's Della Kilroy reports on childcare reform as new data reveals just 81 in-home childminders are registered in Ireland.

Garda Reform Reaction

Garda Reform Reaction

Mark Toland, Garda Inspectorate, reacts to Garda Commissioner Drew Harris' announcement of the significant changes that are due to take place to the structure of An Garda Siochana.

Emergency Medical Cards

Emergency Medical Cards

John Wall, terminal cancer patient, talks to Mary about how his emergency medical card was revoked even though he has terminal prostate cancer.

Brainstorm: Is it time to go nuclear?

Brainstorm: Is it time to go nuclear?

Ella McSweeney is joined by Paul Deane and Piyush Verma from UCC, to look at nuclear energy.

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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