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    Drivetime Tuesday 6 November 2012



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


    US Presidential Election - updates from Chicago + Washington DC

    Drivetime's Fergal Keane reports from President Obama's hometome and Áine Kerr Political Editor of is in Washington DC


    US Presidential Election - the view of US citizens living in Ireland.

    Republican supporter Brian Ashworth and legal adviser to Democrats Abroad Larry Donnelly discuss the likely election result and review the candidates' campaigns.


    US Presidential Election - updates from Long Island and swing states Virginia and Ohio

    Drivetime's Carole Coleman reports from Virginia. In Ohio, the battle ground of battle grounds is John Nichols, Washington correspondent for The Nation. Updating from Long Island Chris Nixon Cox, Romney campaigner and a grandson of President Richard Nixon


    Children's Hospital - Fergal Bowers

    RTE's health correspondent Fergal Bowers was the first to reveal that the Dolphin Group would recommend St James's as the site for the new national children's hospital.


    Alison O'Connor's Radio Column

    In her Drivetime column this week, Alison O'Connor looks at a party that's become the meat in an austerity sandwich.


    AIB boss writes to former executives asking for some money back

    RTE's business editor David Murphy talks to AIB chief executive David Duffy.

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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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