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    Drivetime Friday 30 November 2012



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


    HIQA announce terms of reference for Savita inquiry

    The Health Information and Quality Authority has published the terms of reference for its statutory investigation into the care of patients at University Hospital Galway after the death of Savita Halappanavar - Fergal Bowers reports.


    What progress has been made in fighting the AIDS epidemic at home and abroad?... Della Kilroy investigates

    Saturday 1st December marks the 24th anniversary of World AIDS Day, when individuals and organisations from around the world come together to bring attention to the disease. Della Kilroy has been taking a look at some of the progress that has been made both nationally and internationally.


    "What we've learned so far" - a radio column from Theo Dorgan

    A radio column from poet and broadcaster Theo Dorgan. And this week Theo asks: what have we learned so far?:


    Egypt passes draft constitution with Sharia law at its centre

    Hazhir Teimourian, Middle East analyst discusses Egypt's passing of a draft constitution, including a measure keeping sharia, or Islamic law, as the main source of legislation.


    Mercy Sister Mary Teresa Grogan acquitted on 63 counts of indecent assault

    Eileen Magnier tells us why the judge withdrew the case from the jury


    First constitutional convention meeting to take place

    While most welcome updating the 1937 Constitution, there has been some criticism of withholding identities of the 66 ordinary citizens involved

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    New Witness in Toscan Du Plantier case

    "The guards didn't seem to believe it was her I had seen" Philip Boucher Hayes tracked down and spoke to a witness who believes he has significant information on the Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder case.

    The Irishman who discovered Blur

    The band we know now as Blur was actually discovered by Irish music journalist, Leo Finlay. As the super group played Electric Picnic last weekend, Leo's son, Colm made this moving piece about what the band meant to his dad, who died at the age of 32.

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