Drivetime Tuesday 5 November 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

No-homework policy

No-homework policy

Sr Maria Hyland, Rathfarnham Loreto Primary School, talks to Mary about why their school has started trialing a no-homework policy.

Political Advertising

Political Advertising

Hildegarde Naughton, Fine Gael TD and Chair of the Committee on Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, speaks to Mary about the government's proposal to regulate transparency of online political advertising.

Kriegel

Kriegel

Tanya Ward, Chief Executive of the Children's Rights Alliance, Sarah Judge, Barrister of Law specialising in juvenile justice, and Stella O'Malley, Psychotherapist, discuss the sentencing of the two teenagers who killed Ana Kriegel.

Olivia's Column

Olivia's Column

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

Free Condoms for Third Level Students

Free Condoms for Third Level Students

Dr Helen Deely, Acting Assistant National Director for HSE Health and Wellbeing, talks to Mary about the HSE's announcement that it will make condoms and sexual health information freely available to third level students nationally.

Olympic Tickets

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.

Goldman Sachs Egg Freezing Offer

Goldman Sachs Egg Freezing Offer

Julie Galbraith, Senior Associate of Employment Law at Eversheds Sutherland, and Dr Mary Wingfield, Clinical Director at The Merrion Fertility Clinic, discuss the news that Goldman Sachs have begun offering their employees fertility packages as a work benefit.

Ballinamore Direct Provision Protests

Ballinamore Direct Provision Protests

Gordon Hughes, a spokesperson for the Ballinamore Community Group, talks to Mary about why the community have continued their protest against a proposed direct provision centre.

Violence Against Women and War

Violence Against Women and War

Linda Connolly, Professor of sociology and Director of the Maynooth University Social Sciences Institute, talks to Mary about violence against women during the War of Independence and the Civil War.

Programme Highlights

Olivia O'Leary

In her weekly political column, Olivia O'Leary asks why Ireland doesn't have a big, ultra nationalist, anti immigrant party.

PrinterGate

Philip Boucher-Hayes gets a guided tour of a Komori printer similar to the one at the centre of the Dail controversy.

Tom Clonan

Tom Clonan, security analyst, talks to Mary his experiences of being a whistleblower in the Irish army.

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