Drivetime Wednesday 21 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.

Contract Tracing

Contract Tracing

RTE's Political Correspondent, Paul Cunningham, reports on the problems surrounding contact tracing in Ireland, and Dr Amy Morgan, GP in Drogheda, speaks to Cormac about the contact tracing system and the impact it is having on GP services.

Direct Provision Report

Direct Provision Report

Minister for Children, Equality, and Integration, Roderic O'Gorman, speaks to Sarah about a new report recommending a complete overhaul of the Direct Provision system.

Contact Tracing System

Contact Tracing System

Dr Anne Dee, consultant in public health, and David Cullinane, Sinn Fein TD spokesperson on health, discuss the problems facing the contact tracing system.

South Korea Contact Tracing

South Korea Contact Tracing

CNN's Korea Correspondent, Paula Hancocks, speaks to Cormac about the contact tracing system in South Korea.

Gym Closures

Gym Closures

Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on the closure of gyms, and Prof. Niall Moyna, Preventive Medicine at Dublin City University, and Paul McAuliffe, Fianna Fáil TD for Dublin North West, discuss the campaign that has been launched to keep gyms open while the Covid-19 level 5 restrictions are in place.

Plant Based Product Names

Plant Based Product Names

Thomas Duffy, President of Macra na Feirme, and John Hyland, spokesperson for Greenpeace, discusses whether or not plant based products should be allowed use meat-related terms on their packaging.

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