Drivetime Monday 21 October 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Parenting Classes

Parenting Classes

Stella O'Malley, psychotherapist, talks to Mary about Fine Gael Senator Jerry Buttimer's call for parenting classes to be made mandatory for the parents of youth offenders.

Ballinamore Direct Provision

Ballinamore Direct Provision

Drivetime's John Cooke reports on local opposition to the new direct provision centre in Ballinamore.

Children's Hospital

Children's Hospital

Stephen Donnelly, Fianna Fáil Health Spokesperson, speaks to Mary about the resignation of the state's chief procurement officer from the development board of the new children's hospital board.

Shannon LNG

Shannon LNG

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes reports on oppostion to a proposed new gas terminal in the Shannon Estuary.

Quinn Threats

Quinn Threats

John McCartin, Director of Quinn Industrial Holdings, talks to Mary about letters that five executives from Quinn Industrial Holdings received from the Gardaí notifing them of credible threats that have been made to their lives.

Gort Syrian Family

Gort Syrian Family

Lorna Siggins reports from Gort where the town are rallying around a Syrian family whose relatives were killed in an air strike on the Syrian Turkish border town of Ras - Al Ayn.

Harry Dunn

Harry Dunn

Ciaran Charles, Harry Dunn's stepbrother, speaks to Mary about Harry's death their families' call for justice.

Greener Living

Greener Living

Pauline McDonagh, Regional Waste Prevention Officer for the Southern Area, and Dr. Paul Deane, Research Fellow in MaREI Centre, discuss how to live a greener lifestyle.

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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