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Drivetime Thursday 22 October 2020
Sarah McInerney and Cormac Ó hEadhra bring you all the latest news and stories of the day from around the country and beyond.
Drivetime's John Cooke reports on the Covid-19 outbreak in Ahascragh Nursing Home.
Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports on the closure of non essential retail outlets, and Rebecca Harrison, of Fishers in Newtownmountkennedy in Wicklow, speaks to Cormac about the closure of her shop.
Denis Naughton, Independent TD for Roscommon Galway, and Tadhg Daly, Nursing Homes Ireland, speaks to Cormac about the outbreak of Covid-19 in a nursing home in East Galway.
Award-winning author Colm Toibin speaks to Cormac about the campaign to conserve the house at the centre of James Joyce's most famous short story 'The Dead'.
Paraic McDonnchadha, son of resident in the Nightingale nursing home, and Mary Butler, Minister of State for Mental Health and Older People, discuss the Covid-19 outbreak in the Nightingale nursing home in Ahascragh.
Presenters: Sarah McInerney and Cormac O'Eadhra