Drivetime Monday 11 November 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Folic Acid Decline

Folic Acid Decline

Dr. Mary Rose Sweeney, School of Nursing, Psychotherapy and Community Health in DCU, talks to Mary about the decline of folic acid in food staples.

Mary Robinson on Climate Change

Mary Robinson on Climate Change

Mary Robinson, former President, speaks to Mary about climate change and direct provision.

Public Service Broadcasting

Public Service Broadcasting

Lord David Puttnam, British film producer, talks to Mary about RTÉ's financial difficulties and the future of public service broadcasting.

Alcohol Advertising

Alcohol Advertising

Eunan McKinney, Alcohol Action Ireland, and Patricia Callan, Director of Drinks Ireland, discuss the new rules about the advertising of alcohol.

Senator Lorraine Clifford Lee Tweets

Senator Lorraine Clifford Lee Tweets

Thomas Byrne, Fianna Fail Spokesperson on Education, talks to Mary about why Fianna Fáil is not going to discipline Senator Lorraine Clifford-Lee for derogatory remarks she made about Travellers on Twitter.

Gender Pay Gap

Gender Pay Gap

Sonya Lennon, designer and founder of Dress for Success, speaks to Mary about Ireland's gender pay gap.

Kenya Climate Report

Kenya Climate Report

Drivetime's Della Kilroy begins her climate change series with an examination of how Kenya is coping with drought.

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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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