Drivetime Wednesday 5 August 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Fears over the future  of the Irish Pub

Fears over the future of the Irish Pub

John Cooke gets reaction from people in Clare and Limerick following the Government's decision not to pursue with Phase 4 Covid-19 reopening plans.

Job losses at Bank of Ireland

Job losses at Bank of Ireland

Róisín Shortall TD and Co-Leader of the Social Democrats joins the programme to react to the announcement by Bank of Ireland that they are reducing their workforce by 1400.

Exhecquer figures reveal the extent of Covid-19's impact upon economy

Exhecquer figures reveal the extent of Covid-19's impact upon economy

Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe discusses the latest exchequer figures that have revealed that the Covid-19 pandemic has left an €8.3 billion hole in the public finances.

John Hume Funeral

John Hume Funeral

Phillip Boucher Hayes reports from Derry from the funeral of former SDLP leader and Nobel Laureate John Hume.

Court settlement for boy accused of stealing

Court settlement for boy accused of stealing

Marie Hanlon, mother of Luke Hanlon, joins the programme to discuss a €20,000 that was reached following her son being accused of stealing from his teachers in St Joseph's National School in Borris-in-Ossory, Co. Laois.

Fears for GAA Inter-County Teams

Fears for GAA Inter-County Teams

Barry Lenihan reports amid fears some counties won't field inter-county teams in the senior GAA championships due to coronavirus related financial pressures.

What is Galway 2020 funding being spent on?

What is Galway 2020 funding being spent on?

Lorna Siggins reports on concerns that many in the west have in relation to spending on Galway 2020's suspended European Capital of Culture project.

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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