Drivetime Tuesday 25 February 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Cabhrú Investigation

Cabhrú Investigation

Olivia Kelly, Irish Times Dublin Correspondent, speaks to Mary about an investigation into Cabhrú, a housing charity, amid claims against the Chief Executive.

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the spread of the coronavirus around Europe and Crispian Balmer, Reuters chief correspondent in Italy, talks to Mary about the spread of the coronavirus in Italy.

Flooding

Flooding

Drivetime's John Cooke reports on flooding in the Midlands and the West of Ireland.

GAA and Gambling Advertisements

GAA and Gambling Advertisements

Kieran McSweeney, Spokesperson for the Gaelic Players' Association (GPA), speaks to Mary about is why the GPA is calling on the GAA to ban advertising by betting companies during the live broadcast of games.

Bernie Sanders Campaign

Bernie Sanders Campaign

Conor Boylan, Board Progressive Democrats of America, talks to Mary about his involvement in the Bernie Sanders Presidential campaigns.

Primary School Curriculum

Primary School Curriculum

Arlene Forster, Deputy Chief Executive, National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, and Katherine Donnelly, Education Editor with the Irish Independent, discuss the proposed changes to the primary school curriculum.

Coronavirus in Ireland

Coronavirus in Ireland

Simon Harris, Minister for Health, speaks to Mary about the preparations for the potential spread of the coronavirus in Ireland.

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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