Drivetime Monday 14 September 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

COVID 19 Dublin Restrictions

COVID 19 Dublin Restrictions

Our reporter Barry Lenihan spoke to Philip about the latest restrictions that Dublin is about to see, due to the rise In cases across the capital.

Defence Forces

Defence Forces

Dr Cathal Berry, Independent TD for Kildare South chatted to Philip about Private Soldier discharge fees.

Taxi Drivers

Taxi Drivers

Fergal Keane, Drivetime chatted to taxi drivers looks for government aid for their industry. Philip spoke to Jim Waldren from the National Private Hire and Taxi Association in studio.

Living with the virus

Living with the virus

Prof Emer Shelly, Dean of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine at RCPI and Prof Gerard Curley Consultant in Intensive Care in Beaumont Hospital react to proposed restrictions for Dublin and spoke to Philip about learning to live with the virus.

School Sibling Policy

School Sibling Policy

Jennifer Carroll McNeil, Fine Gael TD for Dun Laoghaire and Padraig Clerkin, CEO of Primary Principals Network and a primary school principal chats to Philip about the school sibling first policy, which may be under threat.

Defective Housing

Defective Housing

Philip spoke to Minster for Housing Darragh O'Brien who is set up a working group to examine solutions for homeowners affected by shoddy building practices.

Dying with Dignity Bill

Dying with Dignity Bill

Priscilla Lynch, Health Reporter/ Medical Journalist reported on how the issue of assisted dying has been addressed across the EU.

Brexit/Internal Markets Bill

Brexit/Internal Markets Bill

Andrew Rawnsley, Chief Political Commentator of the Observer reported on the Brexit/Internal Markets Bill.

Mortgages Rates

Mortgages Rates

Philip spoke to Michael Dowling, Managing Director of Dowling Financial concerning a mortgage rates war that is possibly about to break out.

Witches Pardon

Witches Pardon

Claire Mitchell QC, founder of the Witches of Scotland.com chats to Philip about how a campaign has been launched demanding a pardon for witches who were burned at the stake many years ago.

Belarus

Belarus

Philp spoke to Donnacha O Beachain, Associate Professor of the School of Law and Government, DCU about how Russia is to loan Belarus money to help then avoid an economic crisis.

Kids COVID Testing

Kids COVID Testing

Philip spoke to Dr Brendan O'Shea, Kildare GP surrounding the changes in COVID testing for children.

Programme Highlights

Air Travel Industry

Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, talks to Cormac about how Covid-19 has impacted the air travel industry.

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