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Drivetime Tuesday 22 September 2020
Philip Boucher-Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the appointment special advisors for Junior Ministers.
Melissa Bohnert, PhD Student at TCD, talks to Philip about the impact of excessive screen time on children.
Professor Paul Hunter, Professor in Medicine, Management and Support, University of East Anglia, talks to Philip about the new UK Covid-19 restrictions.
Harriet Alexander, freelance reporter, reports on the apology of Mark Chapman, John Lennon's killer.
Ged Nash, Labour Spokesman on Finance, speaks to Philip about statutory sick pay.
Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on concerns surrounding the increase in fireworks in Dublin in recent weeks, and Dennis Keely, Chief Fire Officer, speaks to Philip about the dangers of fireworks.
Anne Rabbitte, Minister for Disability in the Department of Children, Disability, Equality and Integration, speaks to Philip about the lengthy waiting lists for children in need of assessments.
Drivetime's John Cooke reports on what college will be like for new students in 2020.
Priscilla Lynch, clinical editor of Medical Independent, and Prof Alan Irvin, President of the IHCA & Consultant Dermatologist at Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin, discuss the government's winter plan.
Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, talks to Cormac about how Covid-19 has impacted the air travel industry.
Presenters: Sarah McInerney and Cormac O'Eadhra