Claire was joined in studio by Joan Burton, Former Labour Party Leader, Brian Hayes, Fine Gael MEP, Matt Carthy, Sinn Féin MEP, Lise Hand, Columnist with The Times Ireland Edition and Dan O'Brien, Columnist with Independent Newspapers & Chief Economist at the Institute of International & European Affairs.
We talk with Professor Jim Lucey, Medical Director, St Patrick’s Mental Health Services and Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin who was one of the first Lay Canons to be installed at Christ Church Cathedral a few weeks ago. On this programme, he talks about religion, faith and mental health.
After four years, Ibrahim Halawa is to be finally reunited with his family. Our reporter Philip Boucher-Hayes looked back at the political landscape which led to Ibrahim's arrest and Declan Walsh, Cairo Bureau Chief of the New York Times spoke to Drivetime.
A 32-year-old man has gone on trial for the murder of two men found in a burned out car in Co Louth five-and a-half years ago. Our crime correspondent Paul Reynolds spoke to Drivetime from the Central Criminal Court in Dublin.
No surprise that Storm Ophelia and the national response to the red alert for hot topics for political leaders in the Dail today with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar agreeing to a full evaluation of the national response. Fergal Keane has been watching Leaders' Questions and had this report.
Spéirling Ophelia. Ferdia McCrann; Met Eireann.Deirdre Ní Luasaigh;Inis Earcáin. Seáinín Mac Eoin;Baile na nGall.Emear Ni Mhurchú; An Dromaid. Liam O Loingse; Oileán Dairbhre. Pádraig O Drisceoil;Oileán Chléire. Áine Ui Laoithe; Com Dhíneol.Pádraig O hArtaigh; An Rinn.