Drivetime Tuesday 2 March 2021

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

Elliott loses Cheveley Park stars to main rivals

Elliott loses Cheveley Park stars to main rivals

Greg Wood, Racing correspondent for The Guardian and The Observer,

Jesuits name teacher who abused boys in 1970s

Jesuits name teacher who abused boys in 1970s

Ailbhe Conneely, RTE Social Affairs and Religion Correspondent, reports that the name of a serial abuser revealed by the Jesuit Order, to encourage survivors to come forward.

NI must never return to lockdown, vows Foster

NI must never return to lockdown, vows Foster

Amanda Ferguson, journalist in Belfast, and Ultan Power, Professor of Molecular Virology in Queens University Belfast, discuss how the powersharing administration has outlined its pathway to recovery.

Increase in illegal food businesses - FSAI

Increase in illegal food businesses - FSAI

Dr Pamela Byrne, CEO of the FSAI, tells us that the the pandemic has brought increase in illegal food businesses.

UK's Pontin's slammed for Travellers blacklist

UK's Pontin's slammed for Travellers blacklist

Chris Green, The i newspaper, and Dr. Sindy Joyce, Sociologist and member of the Council of State, tell us how one of Britain's biggest holiday park operators has agreed to corporate changes after it was found to have run a secret blacklist targeting members of the Irish Traveller community.

FBI chief defends agency's handling of Capitol riots

FBI chief defends agency's handling of Capitol riots

Suzanne Lynch, Washington Correspondent for The Irish Times, reports that FBI director Christopher Wray has defended its handling of the January 6th Capitol riots

HSE's plan to complete vaccinations of over 85's by week

HSE's plan to complete vaccinations of over 85's by week

Paul Reid, CEO HSE, discusses the three year corporate plan launced by the HSE today.

Eepidemic of deadly crack cocaine

Eepidemic of deadly crack cocaine

Fergal Keane reports that an epidemic of deadly crack cocaine use is underway in Dublin, with thousands of users trapped in a downward spiral of abuse and addiction.

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