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Drivetime (RTÉ)

Other names Drivetime with Mary Wilson
Genre News and current affairs
Running time 16:30-19:00
Country  Ireland
Language(s) English
Home station RTÉ Radio 1
Host(s) Mary Wilson
Des Cahill
Producer(s) Marian Richardson[1]
Recording studio Donnybrook, Dublin 4
Air dates since 4 September 2006
Audio format FM and Digital radio
Website Official Site
Podcast Drivetime

Drivetime is an Irish news and current affairs radio programme broadcast by RTÉ Radio 1 on Mondays to Fridays between 16.30 and 19.00. It attracts approximately 229,000 listeners daily.[2]

The programme is presented by the journalist and former RTÉ legal affairs editor, Mary Wilson.[3] It includes news summaries, sports news, and traffic and weather reports as well as live interviews and reports. Fergal Keane[4] is one of Drivetime's principal reporters. Other writers and journalists who contribute to the programme include Joseph O'Connor,[5] Olivia O'Leary,[6] and Fergus Finlay.[5] Special extended editions of Drivetime are mounted from time to time to cover such major news stories as general elections and referenda.

See also


External links

  • RTÉ News Page
  • RTÉ Radio Drivetime Page
  • RTÉ Radio Drivetime Sport Page
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