Drivetime Friday 15 November 2019

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Ballinamore Protests

Ballinamore Protests

Gordon Hughes, Spokesperson for Ballinamore Community Group, and Martin Kenny, Sinn Fáin TD, discuss the ongoing protests in Ballinamore and the injunction about the protesters.

Exam Mills

Exam Mills

Drivetime's John Cooke talks to students in UL about exam mills, and Deirdre Stritch, programme manager with QQI, talks to Mary about the new rules that have been introduced to clamp down on academic cheating.

Refugee Community Sponsorship programme

Refugee Community Sponsorship programme

David Stanton, Minister of State for Equality, Immigration and Integration, speaks to Mary about the new Refugee Community Sponsorship programme and the direct provision system in Ireland.

ALONE

ALONE

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan speaks to Marian Keyes about ALONE's new campaign to tackle loneliness within the elderly community this winter.

Climate Change: Food

Climate Change: Food

Brian Rushe, IFA Deputy President candidate, and Dr Marco Springmann, Senior Researcher in Population Health at Oxford University, discuss climate change and the agriculture sector.

Homeless Hostel Opposition

Homeless Hostel Opposition

Eddie Kavanagh, Kavanagh's Costcutter Express, speaks to Mary about why he is opposed to a Dublin Region Homeless Executive's plan to open a 155 person hostel in Avalon House on White Friar Street.

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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