Drivetime Friday 8 November 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Law Reform Commission Rape Trial Report

Law Reform Commission Rape Trial Report

Louise Crowley, senior lecturer in School of Law at UCC, talks to Mary about the new Law Reform Commission report on rape trials and consent.

Dara Quigley

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.

Airlines and Carbon

Airlines and Carbon

Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes speaks to Mary about a new proposal to tax air travel as a response to the climate crisis.

Lunney Investigation

Lunney Investigation

Paul Reynolds, RTÉ Crime Correspondent, and Alan McQuillan, former Assistant Chief Constable in the RUC and PSNI, talks to Mary about the new updates in the Kevin Lunney investigation.

ESB Plant Closures

ESB Plant Closures

Michael Fitzmaurice, Independent TD for Roscommon South Leitrim, talks to Mary about then news that ESB are closing two peat-powered generating plants in the midlands after failing to secure permission to switch them to biomass power stations.

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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