Drivetime Wednesday 6 November 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Portugal Migration

Portugal Migration

Pedro Calado, High Commissioner for Migration in Portugal, talks to Mary about Portugal government's new strategy to a attract migrants to the country.

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Professor Afif EL-Khuffash, Consultant Neonatologist, The Rotunda Lactation Consultant, and Tanya Sweeney, journalist and mother of one, discuss the low rate of breastfeeding in Ireland.

Defective Apartments

Defective Apartments

Andrew Prior, apartment owner, Kath Cottier, Beacon Quarter Owner Management Company and Eoin O'Brioin, Sinn Fein Spokesperson on Housing, discuss defective apartments and the need for a redress scheme.

Homelessness and Education

Homelessness and Education

Pat Doyle, Chief Executive Peter McVerry Trust, and Sarah Murphy, Educational Disadvantage Centre in DCU, discuss new research from DCU's Educational Disadvantage Centre into young homeless men's educational experience.

Rural Regeneration and Achill Protests

Rural Regeneration and Achill Protests

Michael Ring, Minister for Rural and Community Development, talks to Mary about new investment in rural regeneration and development projects across the country and the ongoing protests in Achill against the proposed emergency accommodation for asylum seekers.

West Bank Report 5

West Bank Report 5

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports from Hebron on the impact of conflict in the West Bank.

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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