Drivetime Thursday 13 May 2021

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.

Is it right to restart foreign travel this summer?

Is it right to restart foreign travel this summer?

Roisin Shortall, Social Democrats co Leader, on plans to restart foreign travel this summer.

Fighting Words with Roddy Doyle

Fighting Words with Roddy Doyle

Roddy Doyle, Author, tells us about the Fighting Words program

Campaign to allow all hospitality reopen on the same day as hotel restaurants

Campaign to allow all hospitality reopen on the same day as hotel restaurants

Paul Treyvaud, Treyvaud's Restaurant, and Cliona Ni Cheallaigh, Consultant in Infectious Diseases, St James Hospital, discuss a campaign to allow restaurants reopen at the same time as hotel dining.

Plea for a specialised eating disorder bed

Plea for a specialised eating disorder bed

Elizabeth McCrave, the mother of a teenage girl, pleads for an eating disorder bed to help her daughter.

Cheney fired from Republican leadership role

Cheney fired from Republican leadership role

Mick Mulvaney, former chief of staff to Donald Trump, reacts to Republicans ousting Liz Cheney over her criticism of the former president.

Variant first identified in India antibody 'resistant'

Variant first identified in India antibody 'resistant'

As Ireland designates the Indian strain of Covid a "variant of concern" - how much more infectious is it? Justin O'Grady, University of East Anglia, gives his reaction

Animal Sentient begins in the UK

Animal Sentient begins in the UK

Siobhan Mullen, Chair in animal welfare and veterinary ethics UCD, tell us what exactly is in this new animal welfare plan

Committee told cyberbullying causing long-lasting harm

Committee told cyberbullying causing long-lasting harm

John Church, Chief Executive of ISPCC,

Is it time to protect the Basking Sharks off our coast?

Is it time to protect the Basking Sharks off our coast?

Dr. Simon Berrow, Irish Basking Shark Group, tells us about Basking Sharks

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