Drivetime Thursday 19 September 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Art on the Lusitania

Art on the Lusitania

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on the lost artworks on the wreck of the Lusitania.

Abortion Protest

Abortion Protest

Dr Cliona Loughnane, Health Co-ordinator with the National Women's Council of Ireland and spokesperson for the Abortion Working Group, talks to Mary about an anti-abortion protest that is planned to take place outside the National Maternity Hospital in Dublin and the need for the introduction of safety zone legislation.

Brexit Negotiations

Brexit Negotiations

Daniel McConnell, Irish Examiner, and Ben Lowry, Newsletter Deputy Editor, report on the ongoing Brexit negotiations.

Beef Dispute

Beef Dispute

Darragh McCullough, agriculture journalist, reports on the ongoing beef dispute.

Direct Provision

Direct Provision

Michael Harty, Independent TD, speaks to Mary about the direct provision model in Ireland.

Calais

Calais

Martina Villa, Communication Executive with Doctors of the World, and Emmanuelle Schon Quinlivan, Lecturer in European Politics in UCC, discuss the evictions of refugees from Calais and Dunkirk.

Consent Workshop

Consent Workshop

Drivetime's Della Kilroy visits a secondary school running a workshop on sexual consent.

Climate Change in Ireland

Climate Change in Ireland

Clodagh Daly, Research Assistant with the Effective Nature Laws project in UCD, Dr. Cara Augustenborg, Fellow in environmental policy at University College Dublin, talk about Climate Case Ireland, and Drivetime's John Cooke reports on environmental sustainability in rural Ireland.

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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