Drivetime Thursday 1 October 2020

Drivetime

Drivetime

Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra bring you all the latest news and stories of the day from around the country and beyond.

Denham Report

Denham Report

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on the findings of the Denham report into the attendance of Supreme Court Judge Seamus Woulfe at the Clifden gold event.

Leaving Cert Grading System Error

Leaving Cert Grading System Error

Drivetime's Barry Lenihan reports on the controversy surrounding the error made in the leaving cert grading system, and Aodhán Ó Riordain, Labour Education spokesperson, talks to Cormac about uncertainty surrounding the Leaving Cert grades.

Denham report: Reaction

Denham report: Reaction

Shane Ross, former Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, and Michael McDowell, Senator and former Attorney General, react to the findings of the Denham report.

EU Legal Action Against UK

EU Legal Action Against UK

Thomas Byrne, Minister of State Department of the Taoiseach and the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade with responsibility for EU affairs, speaks to Cormac about why the European Commission is taking legal proceedings against the UK.

Assessing Covid Cases and Restrictions

Assessing Covid Cases and Restrictions

Patricia Fitzpatrick, Professor of Epidemiology and Head of Subject in Public Health in UCD, talks about how to assess Ireland's Covid-19 and decide on new restrictions.

Maternity Care Report

Maternity Care Report

Krysia Lynch, Chairperson of AIMS Ireland, speaks to Sarah about HIQA's new report into maternity care in Ireland.

Dying with Dignity Bill

Dying with Dignity Bill

Professor Tony O'Brien, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, speaks to Cormac about the Dying with Dignity bill.

Cancelled Communions and Confirmations

Cancelled Communions and Confirmations

Drivetime's John Cooke reports on the cancellation of communions and confirmations around the country.

The Next Normal

The Next Normal

Mark Coughlan, Prime Time, talks about RTÉ's Prime Time special programme on how the pandemic is effecting the people of Ireland.

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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