Drivetime Tuesday 4 August 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Phase four reopening of the country

Phase four reopening of the country

Philip Boucher-Hayes is joined by Philip Ryan, Deputy Political Editor with Independent Newspapers. Eoghan Corry, Editor of Travel Extra, Former Kerry Footballer Pat Spillane, Incoming President of the VFI Paul Moynihan and Wedding Planner Tara Faye to look at how phase 4 reopening of the country might work.

German children return to school

German children return to school

Derek Scally, Berlin Correspondent with the Irish Times outlines how some students in Germany have returned to education, despite Covid-19 cases rising in the country.

Can children with special needs return to the classroom?

Can children with special needs return to the classroom?

Josepha Madigan, Minister of State with responsibility for Special Education and Inclusion is on the line to discuss what extra supports will be provided to students around the country with additional needs as they prepare to return to school.

Fears for the future of Athlone Hospice

Fears for the future of Athlone Hospice

John Cooke reports on concerns that locals in the midlands have in relation to the Midlands and the South Westmeath Hospice as a meeting to discuss the transfer of palliative care services in the area is due to take place this week.

Dana remembers the late John Hume

Dana remembers the late John Hume

Former MEP and Derry native Dana Rosemary Scallon joins the programme to discuss the impact he had on her life and how she will remember him.

Powering the Afghanistan Heroin Industry - Extended Version

Powering the Afghanistan Heroin Industry - Extended Version

David Mansfield is the author of A State Built on Sand: How opium undermined Afghanistan, speaks to Philip Boucher-Hayes about how cheaper solar panel technology has revolutionised the heroin industry.

What is a 'Staycation'?

What is a 'Staycation'?

Liam Geraghty looks into what exactly a 'staycation' is with debates around the world ongoing in relation to what the word actually means.

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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