Drivetime Friday 5 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.

Families sue nursing homes for wrongful death and negligence of loved ones

Families sue nursing homes for wrongful death and negligence of loved ones

Conal McGarrity, Director of PA Duffy Solicitors, which is one of the law firms involved in these legal actions.

Anti-lockdown protests planned in Cork

Anti-lockdown protests planned in Cork

Ralph Riegel, Southern Editor of the Independent, reports that anti-lockdown protests are planned in Cork this weekend.

Gardaí investigate 'unexplained death' of man in Dublin

Gardaí investigate 'unexplained death' of man in Dublin

Paul Reynolds, Crime Correspondent, reports that Gardaí are investigating the unexplained death of a man in Lusk, Co Dublin.

Oprah Winfrey to interview Meghan and Harry

Oprah Winfrey to interview Meghan and Harry

Bonnie Greer, Playwright, Commentator and Columnist for The New European newspaper, discusses Oprah Winfrey's interview with Britan's Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

UK govt relaxes more trade rules between GB and NI

UK govt relaxes more trade rules between GB and NI

Nigel Dodds, Deputy Leader of the DUP, onEU proposals to take legal action over the Irish sea border

March vaccine targets 'very challenging' - Taoiseach

March vaccine targets 'very challenging' - Taoiseach

John Cooke reports live, as An Taoiseach Micheál Martin visits a HSE mass vaccination centre for Healthcare workers in Ballybrit.

Aboriginal flag flies at Australian embassy in Dublin

Aboriginal flag flies at Australian embassy in Dublin

Gary Gray, Australian Ambassador,

Elliott has licence suspended for six months

Elliott has licence suspended for six months

Dennis Egan, CEO of Horse Racing Regulatory Board, tells us that Gordon Elliott has been suspended from training for 12 months, with six months suspended, and ordered to pay costs of €15,000, following his Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board referrals committee hearing.

Anti-lockdown conspiracy theories

Anti-lockdown conspiracy theories

Dr Susan Kelleher, Assistant Professor School of Chemical Sciences Dublin City University, and Stephen McDermott, journalist with TheJournal.ie, discuss conspiracy theories involving a chemical compound called 'adrenochrome' being referenced following the anti-lockdown protests

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