Drivetime Thursday 30 July 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

Philip Boucher Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

Afghan Heroin Industry - Full Interview

Afghan Heroin Industry - Full Interview

David Mansfield, Author of 'A State Built on Sand: How opium undermined Afghanistan', talks to Philip about how solar panel technology has revolutionised the heroin industry.

Afghan Heroin Industry - Full Interview

Afghan Heroin Industry - Full Interview

David Mansfield, Author of 'A State Built on Sand: How opium undermined Afghanistan', talks to Philip about how solar panel technology has revolutionised the heroin industry.

Asylum Seekers and Driving Permits

Asylum Seekers and Driving Permits

Sinéad Gibney, Chief Commissioner for Human Rights & Equality in Ireland, talks to Philip about a Circuit Court judge that ruled that a ban on issuing learner driver permits to asylum seekers does not amount to racial discrimination.

Covid-19 Testing and Children

Covid-19 Testing and Children

Louise Bayliss, spokesperson of Single Parents Acting for the Rights of Kids, and Campaign Coordinator with Focus Ireland, and Maitiu O Tuathail, GP, discuss guidance for parents about Covid-19 testing of children.

Bull Transport to Libya

Bull Transport to Libya

Caroline Rowley, Founder of Ethical Farming Ireland, and Eddie Punch, General Secretary of the ICSA, discusses the export of live bulls to Libya.

PUP and Data Breaches

PUP and Data Breaches

TJ McIntrye, Associate Professor in UCD and practicing solicitor, Louise O'Reilly, Sinn Féin Enterprise Spokeswoman and TD for Dublin Fingal, discuss the Data Protection Commissioner's criticism of the government over the collection and processing of personal data in relation to the Pandemic Unemployment Payment.

PUP and Travel

PUP and Travel

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the ongoing controversy surrounding the Pandemic Unemployment Payment and travel.

Cahersiveen Hunger Strike Ends

Cahersiveen Hunger Strike Ends

Drivetime's John Cooke reports on the news that hunger striking asylum seekers living at a direct provision centre in Co. Kerry are to be moved to alternative accommodation.

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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