Drivetime Thursday 22 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.

Ahascragh Nursing Home

Ahascragh Nursing Home

Drivetime's John Cooke reports on the Covid-19 outbreak in Ahascragh Nursing Home.

Essential Retail

Essential Retail

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.

Nursing Home Covid-19 Outbreak

Nursing Home Covid-19 Outbreak

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.

Joyce Dead Hostel

Joyce Dead Hostel

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'.

Nursing Homes: Reaction

Nursing Homes: Reaction

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.

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Presenters: Sarah McInerney and Cormac O'Eadhra

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