Drivetime Monday 20 January 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Cocaine at Debs

Cocaine at Debs

Michael Guerin, Senior Addiction Therapist in Cuan Mhuire, discusses cocaine use at debs.

China confirms human-to-human transmission as SARS-like virus spreads

China confirms human-to-human transmission as SARS-like virus spreads

Dr Cillian De Gascun, Director of the National Virus Reference Laboratory at UCD discusses the SARS-like virus that has spread across China

Conditions in the Emergency Department in University Hospital Galway

Conditions in the Emergency Department in University Hospital Galway

Phil Ní Sheaghdha, General Secretary of the INMO, discusses the the Emergency Department in University Hospital Galway.

Judge grants court protection for 'revenge porn' victim

Judge grants court protection for 'revenge porn' victim

Noeleen Blackwell, Chief executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, discusses the news that a Judge has granted court protection to a victim of so-called "Revenge Porn".

Pensions and the Election

Pensions and the Election

Dr Joe Larragy from the Department of Social Policy in Maynooth, discusses pensions.

'House the Irish First' protest in Mulhuddart

'House the Irish First' protest in Mulhuddart

Della Kilroy, Drivetime Reporter and Cllr Mary McCamely, Labour Party, discuss the "House the Irish First' protest in Mulhuddart in west Dublin.

Kerry Constituency Profile

Kerry Constituency Profile

John Cooke profiles the Kerry Constituency.

'Biodiversity is in an A & E crisis' Birdwatch Ireland

'Biodiversity is in an A & E crisis' Birdwatch Ireland

Oonagh Duggan, Assistant Head of Advocacy with Birdwatch Ireland, discusses Biodiversity.

Ireland has fifth-largest number of billionaires per capita in the world

Ireland has fifth-largest number of billionaires per capita in the world

Samantha McCaughren, Business Editor for the Sunday Independent, discusses the Oxfam report.

Micheál Martin canvassing in Sligo-Leitrim

Micheál Martin canvassing in Sligo-Leitrim

Fergal Keane, Drivetime Correspondent, reports from the campaign trail with Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin.

Climate refugees

Climate refugees

Niamh Garvey, Head of Policy and Advocacy with Trócaire, discusses a UN ruling that said it is unlawful for governments to return people to countries where their lives might be threatened by the climate crisis.

French strike appears to be near end

French strike appears to be near end

Agnes Poirier, political commentator, discusses the ongoing industrial dispute in France.

Prince Harry expresses 'great sadness that it has come to this'

Prince Harry expresses 'great sadness that it has come to this'

Phone Alan Rusbridger, former editor of the Guardian, discusses the royal family split.

Seaweed potential

Seaweed potential

Lorna Siggins, reporter, looks at a new marine research and development park planned for south Connemara by State agency Údarás na Gaeltachta aims to focus on the potential of seaweed

Programme Highlights

Air Travel Industry

Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, talks to Cormac about how Covid-19 has impacted the air travel industry.

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Presenters: Sarah McInerney and Cormac O'Eadhra

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