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    Drivetime Monday 5 November 2012



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


    Death toll rises in Syria's 20 month old conflict

    Martin Chulov Middle East Correspondent with the Guardian newspaper reports.


    Health Minister says the Children's hospital will not be built by 2016

    Drivetime reporter Della Kilroy gets the views of parents. Analysis from Structural engineer Roger Tegart, a former Project Associate on the plan to build the new National Children's Hospital on the Mater site.


    Donegal man's sons die as Storm Sandy batters Staten Island

    Claire Regan, Associate Managing Editor of the Staten Island Advance, describes how two young boys were washed to their death when Storm Sandy hit the US East Coast last week.


    Fergal Keane reports on an Obama Rally in Springfield ,Ohio.

    Fergal Keane reported on Obama's successful 2008 campaign when the Democrat took Ohio by a margin of almost 5 points over his Republican rival, John McCain. Four years later, Fergal revisited the town of Springfield, where the President addressed a rally of the party faithful.


    Protests against the incarceration of Sean Quinn take place in the Cavan and Monaghan border

    Brendan Wright was at the protests and Rodney Edwards from Fermanagh's Impartial Reporter tells us more


    A six-month undercover Garda operation culminates in nine arrests in Co Cavan

    A new drug, Gold Zero, is just one type of drug seized

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