Drivetime Wednesday 16 October 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Lisa Smith

Lisa Smith

Norma Costello, freelance journalist, reports on Lisa Smith's escape from an ISIS detainment camp in Syria.

Breast Reconstruction

Breast Reconstruction

Richard Hanson, surgeon at the Mater hospital and Mater Private Hospital in Dublin, talks to Mary about breast reconstruction treatments.

COPE Galway

COPE Galway

Drivetime's John Cooke reports from the launch of COPE Galway's annual report on their homeless services and domestic abuse supports.

Whistleblowers

Whistleblowers

Kate Kenny, Professor in Business and Society at NUI Galway, talks to Mary about the reasons why people blow the whistle and the impact of the 2014 Protected Disclosures Act.

Brexit and US Trade

Brexit and US Trade

Richard Neal, Democratic Congressman, and Chair of Capitol Hill's 'Ways and Means' Committee Richard Neal advisor, speaks to Mary about post-Brexit trade between the US and the UK.

Leaving Cert Reform

Leaving Cert Reform

Drivetime's Della Kilroy hears from students, teachers and parents sharing their views on leaving cert reform.

SIPO Report

SIPO Report

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on SIPO's annual report.

Úlla Buaile

Úlla Buaile

Lorna Siggins reports on Salthill's Úlla Buaile project.

Programme Highlights

Dara Quigley

Aileen Malone, mother of the late Dara Quigley, and Elizabeth Farries, Information and privacy rights programme manager from the ICCL, discuss why they are calling for a change in the laws around online privacy laws.

Olivia's Column

In her column this week, Olivia O'Leary reflects on the master of the stage, Gay Byrne.

Olympic Tickets

Peter Sherrard, CEO of Olympic Federation of Ireland, speaks to Mary about the ticket allocation process for the 2020 Olympics games in Tokyo.

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