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    Drivetime Friday 2 November 2012



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


    Sean Quinn snr. jailed.

    Once Ireland's richest man, former billionaire Sean Quinn was sentenced to nine weeks in prison for contempt of court. Ian Kehoe, Deputy Editor of The Sunday Business Post was at the High Court today and joins us to relate the day's events.


    Paddy Duffy Radio Column

    In his second Drivetime column, Paddy asks: would there be a place for Abraham Lincoln in the modern US Republican Party?

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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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