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    Drivetime Tuesday 27 November 2012



    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.

    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.


    Fergal Keane's Budget 2013 preview

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


    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


    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.

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