Drivetime Wednesday 3 March 2021

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Northern Ireland protocol

Northern Ireland protocol

Shona Murray, Europe Correspondent for Euronews reports on the Northern Ireland protocol

Equine industry

Equine industry

Matt Carthy, Sinn Féin TD for Cavan Monaghan, and also by Dr Siobhan Mullen, Chair in animal welfare and veterinary ethics at the UCD School of Veterinary Medicine discuss calls to link state funding of equine industry to animal welfare standards.

Judge Judy retires

Judge Judy retires

Nora Owen, Former Justice Minister and broadcaster, and Steve Futterman, CBS News, discuss Judge Judy's retirement.

Student house parties

Student house parties

John Cooke reports from College Court, close to the University of Limerick, one week on from his last report on house parties there. Patrick O'Donovan, Limerick TD and Minister of State, and Dr. Hannah Durand, NUI Galway, give their reaction.

CETA trade deal

CETA trade deal

Patrick Costello, Green Party TD and Party Spokesperson for Justice, tells us why he has lodged a legal challenge against his own Government's deal.

NAMA housing

NAMA housing

Ed O'Brien, Fianna Fail Councillor and Mayor of South Dublin County Council, and Lorcan Sirr, senior lecturer in housing at Technological University of Dublin discuss that new figures revealed today show that almost two thirds of homes made available by NAMA for social housing were not taken up by local authorities.

GRA meeting Garda Commissioner

GRA meeting Garda Commissioner

Brendan O'Connor, GRA Vice President, tells us about his meeting with the Garda Commissioner today

Pope Francis to visit Iraq

Pope Francis to visit Iraq

Fergal Keane reports on Pope Francis' planned trip to Iraq.

Local Enterprise Week goes virtual

Local Enterprise Week goes virtual

Della Kilroy today spoke to some of the businesses taking part in Local Enterprise Week.

Ghost broking - insurance

Ghost broking - insurance

Eoin Lennon, Head of Motor Claims for Europe, tells us about Ghost Broking.

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