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Drivetime Tuesday 27 November 2012

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Drivetime

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

Expert Group on Abortion Report published

Legislate, legislate and regulate or just regulate for the X Case? Philip Boucher-Hayes summarises the recommendations of the report presented to cabinet today.

Publication of the report from the expert group on abortion.

Publication of the report from the expert group on abortion.

The report of the expert group on abortion was published today. It favours legislation along with regulation as the safest way to provide legal clarity in the area. For her response to the report we were joined by Ciara Conway, Labour TD for Waterford.

OECD's economic outlook for Ireland

Mary speaks to David Haugh, the OCED's Ireland expert, on Ireland's prospects for recovery and growth.

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Fergal Keane's Budget 2013 preview

Fergal Keane's Budget 2013 preview

In his second budget preview, Fergal assesses the prospects for cuts to welfare payments.

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Leo Varadkar: Luas, Shannon, abortion report

Leo Varadkar: Luas, Shannon, abortion report

Mary speaks to Transport Minister Leo Varadkar on plans for the Luas link-up and Shannon Airport. Plus his response to the report of the expert group on abortion.

Pro-Life Campaign responds to expert group report

Solicitor Cora Sherlock, vice-chair of the Pro-Life Campaign, responds to the options outlined in the report of the expert group on abortion

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary

Olivia O'Leary's weekly political column for Drivetime

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What should happen to the Central Bank?

What should happen to the Central Bank?

Brian Lally speaks to architects - and some passers-by - about what should happen to the Central Bank building on Dublin's Dame Street, after the move to the North Quays.

Womens' Aid on the increased need for their services

Today SAFE Ireland, an umbrella body for organisations dealing with domestic violence, published statistics showing a 56% increase in the numbers of women and children seeking support services since 2007. Margaret Martin, director of Women's Aid, one of the organisations represented by SAFE Ireland discusses these figures.

National schools broke by November

National schools broke by November

Almost 50% of national schools surveyed are in financial difficulty - Eileen Flynn, General Secretary of the Catholic Primary Schools Management Association explains why

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