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    Drivetime Wednesday 31 October 2012



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


    New regulations on tooth whitening products

    Della Kiloy talks some of the dental clinics affected by new regulations. From today, consumers can only be sold tooth whitening products that contain no more than 0.1% hydrogen peroxide.


    Fergal Keane - Clinton and Biden in the Rust Belt

    Fergal's been to a rally, which was addressed by former President Bill Clinton and Vice President Joe Biden. Youngstown, Ohio, is in the middle of America's "rust belt", where the ailing automobile industry is a key issue in this election


    Sale of Ashford Castle

    Fancy owning one of Ireland's most famous hotels? One of Ireland's most iconic hotels - Ashford Castle in Mayo - is for sale - for around €25 million. We talk to Tom Barrett, head of hotels and leisure for Savills Ireland.


    ASH Ireland seek 60 cent rise in cost of pack of cigarettes

    As ASH Ireland urge Minister Michael Noonan to put an additional 60 cents on the price of a pack of 20 cigarettes in the Budget, we ask Dr. Ross Morgan, Chairman of ASH Ireland if the increased price will prevent people taking up smoking - while helping others to quit...

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    Mairia Cahill - Exclusive Interview

    Labour's nominee for the Seanad, Mairia Cahill broke her silence on Thursday and spoke to Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes about her links with the dissident group, Republican Network for Unity.

    Built during the Boom Series

    Drivetime's Barry Lenihan took a tour of the country to look at the legacy left by the construction boom - the ghost estates, abandoned hotels and a huge shopping centre in Kilkenny that never opened.

    CNN's Samantha Barry

    One of the speakers at this week's Web Summit was Samantha Barry - CNN's head of social media who is originally from Cork. She spoke to Mary about who uses social media well, in this country and in the U.S. and how tweeting has changed everything.

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