Drivetime Tuesday 22 October 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Molex Job Loss

Molex Job Loss

Helen Downes, CEO of Shannon Chamber of Commerce, talks to Mary about the loss of 500 jobs in Shannon as Molex announces closure.

Vaping Legislation

Vaping Legislation

Averil Power, CEO of Irish Cancer Society and Joe Dunne, Spokesperson for Vape Business Ireland, discuss the new legislation on the sale of electronic cigarettes.

CervicalCheck Apology Reactions

CervicalCheck Apology Reactions

Stephen Teap and Vicky Phelan give their reaction to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar's apology to the victims of the CervicalCheck scandal.

Monika Nawrat

Monika Nawrat

Dorothy Walsh, solicitor of Monika Nawrat, speaks to Mary about the investigation into the death of Monika Nawrat, a women who died in the Dochas women's prison.

Galway voted 4th Best City in the World

Galway voted 4th Best City in the World

Drivetime's John Cooke speaks to locals and tourists after Galway was named the world's fourth Best City to visit according to the Lonely Plant Guide.

Back Pain Study

Back Pain Study

Dr. Kieran O'Sullivan, senior lecturer in physiotherapy School of Allied Health in University of Limerick, talks to Mary about a new study on back pain treatments.

Private Hospital Beds

Private Hospital Beds

Julien Mercille, UCD Geography department academic, speaks to Mary about the increased numbers of private hospital beds in Ireland.

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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