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# Prime Time

All time
# Galway
HSE apologises 'unreservedly' to women raped while they were children in foster care
“It’s not a life, I’m doing the prison sentence.”
# Clampdown
Unaccompanied learner drivers were involved in 35 fatal car crashes in past four years
While 9% of drivers on the road are learners, only 5.8% of fatal crashes involved learner drivers.
# Missing
'It makes no sense': Husband of missing Tina Satchwell says she would not have gone to woods
Tina Satchwell was last seen at her home in Youghal, Co Cork on 20 March 2017.
# Burglary
Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim
An RTÉ Prime Time programme due to air tonight looks into the problem of repeat burglary offenders.
# Dr Ali Selim
Muslim spokesman criticised for saying it's acceptable for girls to undergo FGM
Healthcare professionals and the Islamic community have criticised the comments made by the Clonskeagh Mosque’s spokesman.
# Missing
Husband of missing Tina Satchwell believes she had 'helping hand' in disappearance
The 45-year-old woman has been missing from her home in Youghal, Co Cork since 20 March 2017.
# Carers
'I love her too much to put her in a home': Calls for support after RTÉ doc on the struggles of carers
Almost 200,000 people dedicate their lives caring for loved ones in Ireland.
# rental crisis
'Nothing but sharks and vultures' - Calls for enforcement after RTÉ documentary on dodgy landlords
The Prime Time Investigates programme highlighted how some landlords were charging over 20 people hundreds of euro a month.
# rté investigates
16 people in a single bedroom, 64 people renting a house: Documentary shows state of Ireland's rental 'nightmares'
A new investigation shows widespread breaches in terms of health and safety standards across the private rental sector.
# lifejackets
Serious concerns about safety raised as long as five years before Rescue 116 crash
A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time highlighted issues with the lifejackets and navigation systems onboard the helicopters used.
# paul quinn
'We couldn't put rosary beads in his hands, they had smashed them up that badly'
A fresh appeal for information has been made on the 10th anniversary of Paul Quinn’s brutal murder.
# barbara walsh
Family of Galway mother-of-seven, missing for 32 years, make heartrending appeal to know what happened to her
Barbara disappeared from her Connemara home in June 1985.
# Prime Time
Unidentified man buried in Wales 32 years ago could be Irishman Brendan Dowley
A retired garda has given his DNA to Welsh authorities, who are now reinvestigating the case.
# 20 years on
'There are people out there that know': Mother makes emotional plea for missing Ciara Breen
Ciara Breen went missing more than 20 years ago, and the main suspect in her disappearance died last week.
# Search and Rescue
Pilot flagged concerns that island was not on mapping system 4 years before Rescue 116 crash
A report on RTÉ’s Prime Time detailed a series of emails between pilots and the search and rescue operator in 2013.
# trust in the force
Micheál Martin thinks Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is 'being unfair' to gardaí over Jobstown case
Varadkar said people need to trust garda evidence.
# Craven Mackin
Prime Time questions if killer of Garda Tony Golden was garda informer
Adrian Crevan Mackin was not charged with firearms offences despite admitting to possession.
# 40 years on
'It frightened the life out of me': Mary Boyle's mother has been sent hate mail
Saturday marks the 40th anniversary of Mary’s disappearance.
# Childcare
Young boys who appeared in Prime Time crèche exposé awarded €48k in damages
Jamie Doyle (8) and Mark Doyle (5) sued the creche through their mother.
# new allegations
'As a parent, this is your worst nightmare': Sister of child at 'Grace' home speaks out
It is claimed the HSE was told of concerns about the foster home before Grace was placed there.
# fancy pens
A Prime Time viewer sent one of its reporters fancy pens after she used a 'cheap biro' on air
Well that was thoughtful!
# cu chulainn coaster
Parent speaks of 'shock and anger' after girl (12) 'breaks her neck' on Tayto Park ride
Prime Time spoke to the father this evening.
# the best of ireland
Everyone was touched by this Roscommon woman's thoughts on Syrian refugees
“How could you say no?”
# Prime Time
Why is there such a tiny selection of TV shows and films on Amazon Prime in Ireland?
We asked Amazon to shed some light.
# Prime Time
Netflix has a new rival as Amazon's streaming service launches in Ireland
The service will be available to Irish customers for €2.99 a month for the first six months.
# Prime Time
Declan Ganley alleges RTÉ defamed him by implying he had links to organised crime
The broadcaster denies this and said the businessman had a tendency to make false or exaggerated claims.
# Prime Time
Austin Stack believes he knows the identity of the former IRA commander he met over father's murder
Austin has been involved in a long campaign to try get justice for what happened to his father.
# Mistaken Identity
Prime Time shows footage of suspect in Trevor O’Neill murder
The father-of-three was gunned down in Majorca in August.
# gwan ellen
This 77-year-old Dublin woman was the hero of Prime Time's Budget debate last night
“He hasn’t actually told me anything I don’t know”
# Prime Time
Doctor no longer fit to practice after advising bleach solution to Dublin mother as a 'cure for autism'
Doctor Finbar Magee initially defended his decision to recommend the controversial solution to his patients.
# Intellectual Disabilities
HSE care failures: No visits for 16 years, no files on 200 clients and high risk of sexual abuse
The HSE has confirmed that of the 1,080 disability files reviewed by one report, “47 priority cases” were highlighted for follow up.
# Unsolved
"Somebody knows something" - The families behind Ireland's 240 unsolved gangland murders
New figures have been compiled for an edition of RTÉ’s Prime Time, broadcast tonight.
# O'Devaney Gardens
WATCH: 360° documentary lets viewers explore a soon-to-be-demolished Dublin flat complex
The Last Days of The Flats is an RTÉ Prime Time documentary exploring the O’Devaney Gardens flats complex in Dublin’s north inner city.
# Hope
'I have a fire in my belly': Homeless mother speaks of being accepted to Trinity College
Erica Fleming and her daughter Emily have been homeless for 331 days.
# prescriptions
Pharmacy fees for medical card holders are costing the State €380 million
New figures seen by RTÉ show that pharmacy fees cost much more than the medicines themselves.
# Whistleblowers
The Garda Commissioner, the transcripts, the tape and the unanswered questions
Garda Nóirín O’Sullivan and Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald had a difficult night.
# saying goodbye
'I want to take him home to bury him': Brother of MMA fighter Joao Carvalho speaks out
“I saw my brother on the floor. I knew something was wrong.”
The final Leaders' Debate of the 2016 general election
It’s make or break time for the four main party leaders.
# Row
Sinn Féin claims RTÉ has been refusing to give it coverage
The party complained to the national broadcaster yesterday.
# Housing Crisis
Number of people on housing waiting lists up nearly 4,000 in last THREE MONTHS
Ireland’s housing problem is set to be one of the hottest topics in the coming election.