Drivetime Friday 18 October 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Cardiac Arrest

Cardiac Arrest

Professor Bill McEvoy, National Institute of prevention and cardiovascular health, talks to Mary about a new study that reveals that nearly half of heart attack survivors still smoke, are obese, and have high blood pressure and cholesterol.

Extortion

Extortion

Drivetime's Fergal Keane, speaks to a building company director about security issues on building sites, and Conor Lally, security and crime editor with The Irish Times, Niall Collins, Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Trade, and Paul Scannall, the Chief Executive of the Private Security Authority, discuss extortion at building sites.

Borrisokane

Borrisokane

Mike McCartney reports from the Borrisokane public meeting on direct provision, and Martin Kenny, Sinn Féin TD, talks to Mary about the concerns surrounding the new direct provision centre in Borrisokane.

Giraffe Childcare Investigation

Giraffe Childcare Investigation

Aoife Hegarty, RTÉ Investigates, reports on the findings of a TUSLA investigation into Giraffe Childcare at Central Park in Leopardstown.

Fake History

Fake History

Myles Dungan takes a look at the life of Al Capone in this week's Fake History.

Donegal Rescue

Donegal Rescue

Lorna Siggins talks to two Donegal fishermen who received national bravery award after rescuing 15 people off the coast of Donegal 63 years ago.

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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