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Drivetime Thursday 1 November 2012

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

The use and abuse of alcohol in Ireland

The use and abuse of alcohol in Ireland

A conference on the abuse of alcohol in Ireland saw 27 national charities, community and medical representative organisations back calls for minimum pricing... Organised by Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol related issues, we spoke with their Director, Fiona Ryan.

Irish Hospital Consultants Association

Irish Hospital Consultants Association

The IHCA relate the outcome of their survey of consultant members on the proposals from the LRC. Martin Varley, Secretary General of the IHCA joins us...

How Mitt Romney's wife Ann Romney campaigns.

How Mitt Romney's wife Ann Romney campaigns.

Fergal Keane spent an evening in the company of a group of Republican women, awaiting a visit from Ann Romney

Thousands of students wait for grants

Thousands of students wait for grants

Cat O'Driscoll, is Vice President of Academic Affairs with the Union of Students of Ireland...and Jacinta Stewart is the Chief Executive of the City of Dublin VEC talk about the long delays for students getting their grants.

Human remains discovered in Catherine Gowing search in Wales

Human remains discovered in Catherine Gowing search in Wales

Matthew Richards from BBC Wales has the latest on the discovery

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The public accounts committee comb through Garda expenses seeking cuts

The public accounts committee comb through Garda expenses seeking cuts

Even a spokesperson from the Garda Representative Assocation says some should get the chop

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Programme Highlights

Jonathan Sugarman

A full full year before the banking collapse, the Central Bank and the Financial Regulator were notified of breaches of banking regulations on a massive scale in Dublin.

Science Week

More than 800 events are taking place around the country

Gambling/Addiction Series

Barry Lenihan reports on gambling and addiction.

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