Drivetime Tuesday 27 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.

Tragic deaths in Kanturk

Tragic deaths in Kanturk

The community in Kanturk try to come to terms with a dreadful tragedy

Dial-a-drink services

Dial-a-drink services

Senator Mary Seery Kearney calls for a crackdown on dial-a-drink services

Breastfeeding rates in Ireland

Breastfeeding rates in Ireland

Nicola O'Byrne on our record for one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in Europe

National Screening Service resumes

National Screening Service resumes

Professor Ann O'Doherty welcomes the resumption of BreastCheck services

Mother & Baby Home records

Mother & Baby Home records

Dr Maeve O'Rourke, campaigner against the legislation sealing Mother & Baby Home records for 30 years

Death in nursing home

Death in nursing home

Vivienne McNally, whose father Dominic died of Covid in the Dealgan House nursing home

Rise in home-schooling

Rise in home-schooling

Carl O'Brien and Jan Rynne on the rise in home-schooling since the pandemic began

Food poverty

Food poverty

Suzanne Connolly, CEO of Barnardos which is expecting a surge in demand for child food supports in the coming months

Fáilte Ireland business funding

Fáilte Ireland business funding

Labour party leader Alan Kelly on the anomalies in a fund to help businesses get Covid-ready

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