Drivetime Thursday 16 January 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Homeless Man Injured

Homeless Man Injured

Padraig Drummond, outreach worker with Inner City Helping Homeless, and Pheilim Quinn, CEO of HIQA, talk to Mary about the homeless man who was injured in a clean up operation on the Grand canal.

Leaving Cert

Leaving Cert

Colm O Rourke, principal of St Patrick's Classical School in County Meath, speaks to Mary about the Leaving Cert examination process.

Ryanair/Skyscanner Case

Ryanair/Skyscanner Case

Simon Calder, Travel Editor with the London Independent, reports on Ryanair's interim injuction against the German travel search engine, Skyscanner.

Keane Mulready-Woods

Keane Mulready-Woods

Fr Phil Gaffney, Parish Priest for St Mary's Parish and Holy Family, Ballsgrove, speaks to Mary about the murder of Keane Mulready-Woods.

Gangland Feuds

Gangland Feuds

Pat Marry, Retired Detective Inspector, Anna Quigley, Citywide Drugs Crisis Campaign, and Professor Niamh Hourigan, Sociologist and Vice President of Mary Immaculate College, discuss the impact of drugs, gangs and feuds on Irish society.

Limerick City Profile

Limerick City Profile

Drivetime's John Cooke brings us an election preview from Limerick City constituency.

Homeless in Ireland

Homeless in Ireland

Alice Leahy, homeless campaigner, speaks to Mary about the homeless situation in Ireland after a homeless man was injured during removal of his tent on the Grand canal.

Football and dementia

Football and dementia

Dr Barry O'Driscoll, former World Rugby medical chief who specialises in concussion in sport, talks to Mary about the links between football and dementia.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year

Drivetime's Della Kilroy reports on the 2020 Chinese New Year celebrations.

Programme Highlights

Three simple steps to help calm the mind

Paul D'Alton, Associate Professor of Psychology at UCD and Principal Clinical Psychologist at St Vincent's University Hospital, provides three simple steps to help calm the mind during stressful periods.

Finding it hard to sleep?

Paul D'Alton, Associate Professor of Psychology at UCD and Principal Clinical Psychologist at St Vincent's University Hospital, provides tips for people who are struggling to sleep.

Olivia O'Leary Column

In her column Olivia O'Leary looks at how we respond to strange times.

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