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    Drivetime Tuesday 30 October 2012



    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day


    Bahrain - Maryam Al Khawaja

    The Bahraini authorities have banned all protest gatherings across the kingdom. Maryam Al Khawaja is acting president for Bahrain Centre for Human Rights


    Dolphin Review favours St James's for new national children's hospital

    The unpublished report of the Dolphin group favours St James's, casts doubt on Connolly and all but ignores the Mater. Philip Boucher-Hayes talks to the people behind the children's hospital bids in those hospitals still in the running.


    Alison O'Connor radio column

    In her Drivetime column this week, Alison O'Connor says it's time for one party leader to start saying "slán"


    Irish Aid to Uganda - where did the four million go?

    Fine Gael TD Simon Harris wants a full investigation into all Irish Aid - and a clip of the Ugandan Prime Minister on the missing money


    Superstorm Sandy's wake along the eastcoast

    Reporter John Riordan reports on what he saw from Brooklyn


    The search continues for missing Laois woman, Aoife Phelan

    Local reporter Eoin McConnell on the missing pregnant woman, who hasn't been seen since 26th October

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    New Witness in Toscan Du Plantier case

    "The guards didn't seem to believe it was her I had seen" Philip Boucher Hayes tracked down and spoke to a witness who believes he has significant information on the Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder case.

    The Irishman who discovered Blur

    The band we know now as Blur was actually discovered by Irish music journalist, Leo Finlay. As the super group played Electric Picnic last weekend, Leo's son, Colm made this moving piece about what the band meant to his dad, who died at the age of 32.

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