Drivetime Wednesday 26 February 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Coronavirus

Coronavirus

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on the Department of Health's preparations for the spread of the coronavirus in Ireland.

Seán Ó Fearghaíl Letter

Seán Ó Fearghaíl Letter

Drivetime's Philip Boucher-Hayes speaks to Shane and Emma-Jane Dempsey about the character reference that Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl wrote for Joseph Dempsey, a convicted paedophile, in 2006.

Coronavirus and IRFU

Coronavirus and IRFU

Eddie O'Sullivan, former Ireland Head Coach, speaks to Mary about the cancellation of the upcoming rugby matches due to the outbreak of the coronavirus in Northern Italy.

Olivia's Column

Olivia's Column

In her column this week Olivia O'Leary notes some welcome returns to the Dáil.

Rural Independents and Government Formation

Rural Independents and Government Formation

Mattie McGrath, Tipperary Independent TD, talks to Mary about government formation.

Poland LBGT-Free Zones

Poland LBGT-Free Zones

Adam Easton, BBC Correspondent in Poland, reports on Poland's LBGT-Free zones.

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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