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Highlights from the daily news programme with Sarah McInerney and Cormac O’Eadhra. Featuring all the latest stories, interviews and special reports. Listen live Monday to Friday at 4.30pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Highlights from the daily news programme with Sarah McInerney and Cormac O’Eadhra. Featuring all the latest stories, interviews and special reports. Listen live Monday to Friday at 4.30pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Location:

Dublin, Ireland

Networks:

RTE Ireland

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Highlights from the daily news programme with Sarah McInerney and Cormac O’Eadhra. Featuring all the latest stories, interviews and special reports. Listen live Monday to Friday at 4.30pm on RTÉ Radio 1.

Language:

English

Contact:

RTÉ Donnybrook Dublin 4 185 071 5105


Episodes

CPAC 2021

2/26/2021
Dave Weigel, Washington Post National Political Correspondent and author of The Trailer, reports from the Conservative Political Action Conference.

Duration:00:05:19

Schools Return

2/26/2021
Gerald Barry, Assistant Professor in Virology in UCD, and Dr. Mary O'Kane Lecturer in psychology and education at Open University, discuss the reopening of schools.

Duration:00:12:26

Direct Provision White Paper - Minister O'Gorman

2/26/2021
Roderic O'Gorman, Minister for Children, Equality, Disability, Integration, and Youth, talks to Sarah about the publication of the White Paper on Ending Direct Provision.

Duration:00:20:14

Likes on Instagram

2/26/2021
Dr Elaine Wallace, senior lecturer in Marketing at the JE Cairns school of business and economics, NUI Galway, talks to Cormac and Sarah about new research into Instagram usage and mental health.

Duration:00:06:00

Delayed Vaccine Schedule

2/26/2021
Dr Yvonne Williams, GP at the Shannon Medical Centre, and Dara Calleary, Fianna Fail TD for Mayo, discuss delays to Ireland's vaccine schedule.

Duration:00:11:21

Cork deaths

2/26/2021
Ann Mooney, Southern Correspondent, Irish Sun, talks to Cormac about the investigation into the deaths of three men in Cork.

Duration:00:07:10

Dublin Pub serves takeaway pints

2/25/2021
Fegal Keane reports from Kavanagh's Pub, has been serving takeaway pints today in defiance of government advice, but within strict legal rules, Brid Smith, Solidarity People Before Profit for Dublin South Central, gives her reaction.

Duration:00:06:54

UL Parties

2/25/2021
Kirsten Mey, President, University of Limerick, reacts to Drivetime's revelations on house parties.

Duration:00:06:50

HSE Apology

2/25/2021
Bernard Fitzpatrick discusses the apology he received from the HSE over the death of his wife, Tracey Campbell Fitzpatrick, who died after giving birth to her son Max in St Luke's Hospital, Kilkenny on Easter Monday, in March 2016.

Duration:00:15:24

Coping with an eating disorder during the pandemic

2/25/2021
Della Kilroy reports on the rise in child referrals for eating disorders.

Duration:00:09:38

EU Vaccine passport

2/25/2021
Naomi O'Leary, Europe Correspondent for the Irish Times, Billy Kelleher, Fianna Fáil MEP for Ireland South constituency and Dr. Eoghan de Barra, Consultant in Infectious Diseases and Senior Lecturer at the RCSI on the idea of a vaccine passport

Duration:00:10:52

Trinity College's colonial past

2/25/2021
Dr Patrick Walsh, Assistant Professor in Eighteenth-Century Irish History, tells us why Trinity College Dublin has promised to re-examine and explore its own Colonial past.

Duration:00:06:13

Courts Backlog

2/25/2021
Noeline Blackwell, chief executive of the Dublin Rape Crisis Centre, tells us that victim groups are worried about long delays to murder and rape trials

Duration:00:04:35

Agri Food Strategy

2/25/2021
Karen Ciesielski, Environmental Pillar coordinator, assesses the Government's draft new agri-food strategy.

Duration:00:07:48

Covid Update

2/25/2021
George Lee, Environment and Science Correspondent, gives an update on the Covid figures

Duration:00:08:03

Action Talks

2/24/2021
Della Kilroy hears from teenage students reflecting on women's rights throughout the pandemic.

Duration:00:05:55

Coventry Grave

2/24/2021
Bez Martin speaks to Cormac about the legal battle she is having with the Church of England about the use of irish on her mother's headstone.

Duration:00:06:56

UL Parties

2/24/2021
Drivetime's John Cooke reports on house parties and Covid outbreaks at the University of Limerick.

Duration:00:10:42

CervicalCheck and Dr Scally

2/24/2021
Lorraine Walshe, 221 + Cervical Check Patient Support Group, speaks to Sarah about the news that Dr Gabriel Scally will no longer be overseeing the reform of the CervicalCheck screening programme.

Duration:00:08:08

Travel Quarantine

2/24/2021
Richard Boyd Barrett, People Before Profit TD, Antoinette Cummingham, AGSI, and Dr Cliona Ni Cheallaigh, consultant in infectious diseases, St James Hospital, discuss the bill that is introducing a system of mandatory quarantine in the state.

Duration:00:15:52