Drivetime Tuesday 24 March 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

COVID-19: Economics and Restrictions

COVID-19: Economics and Restrictions

Seamus Coffey, UCC economics lecturer, talks to Mary about COVID-19 and Ireland's economy, and Anthony Staines, Professor of Health Systems at Dublin City University, and Ultan Power, Professor of Molecular Virology in Queen's University Belfast, discuss COVID-19 restrictions.

COVID-19: Direct Provision

COVID-19: Direct Provision

Lucky Kambole, Movement of Asylum Seekers in Ireland and John Lannon, Director of Doras, discuss COVID-19 and the impact it is having on asylum seekers.

COVID-19: Stranded Abroad

COVID-19: Stranded Abroad

Jack Donovan, Irish man on holiday in Australia, talks to Mary about being stranded in Sydney, and Niall Collins, Fianna Fail TD, discusses how he is assisting Irish people abroad.

COVID-19: Unemployment Payment

COVID-19: Unemployment Payment

Regina Doherty, Minister for Employment and Social Protection, talks to Mary about the National Covid-19 Income Support Scheme.

Olivia's Column

Olivia's Column

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

COVID-19: Mental Health

COVID-19: Mental Health

Professor Ciaran O'Boyle, Director of the RCSI Centre for Positive Psychology and Health, talks to Mary about how to maintain good mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Programme Highlights

Love and Relationships Ep3

Psychologist Dr Paul D'Alton finishes his mini series on maintaining health relationships during the pandemic.

Love and Relationships Ep2

Psychologist Dr Paul D'Alton continues his series on love and relationships during the pandemic.

Love and Relationships Ep1

Psychologist Dr Paul D'Alton begins his mini series on the impact stress can have on relationships.

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