Drivetime Tuesday 11 February 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

General Election  Reactions

General Election Reactions

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the aftermath of the general election, and Timmy Dooley, outgoing Fianna Fáil TD in Clare, speaks to Mary about the results of the general election.

Government Formation

Government Formation

Pease Doherty, Sinn Féin TD, and Jim O'Callaghan, Fianna Fail TD and Spokesperson on Justice, discuss government formation after the general election.

Girls and Phones

Girls and Phones

Prof Selina McCoy, ESRI, and, Stella O'Malley, psychotherapist, talk to Mary about the negative impact of early phone use on girls.

FF/SF Manifestos

FF/SF Manifestos

Stephen Kinsella, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Limerick, speaks to Mary about the Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin manifestos.

Trauma Unit

Trauma Unit

Mr. Kenneth Mealy, RCSI President, speaks to Mary about the need for trauma units in Ireland.

RIC

RIC

Ben Haugh, News Editor, Times Ireland Edition, reports on the RIC commemorations and who is responsible for organising the event.

Driver Licence Discrimination

Driver Licence Discrimination

Salome Mbugua, Member the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission, talks to Mary about discrimination of asylum seekers by the drivers licence agency.

Rebel Songs

Rebel Songs

Dr Stephen Millar, Leverhulme Early Career Fellow at the School of Music, Cardiff University, talks to Mary about Irish rebel songs.

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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