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    Drivetime Tuesday 4 December 2012



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


    Law students take legal action in Ireland over Facebook privacy issues

    Legal action is being taken against the Irish Data Protection Commissioner, over their audit of how Facebook deals with private data. We spoke to Max Schrems of Austrian group, "Europe vs Facebook", and to the Data Protection Commissione, Billy Hawks.


    The Gathering - what is the reaction in the U.S.?

    Niall O'Dowd, founder of is in New York to give the view there of The Gathering, events for which were launched today.


    Olivia O'Leary's political column

    In her political column, Olivia O'Leary wonders what it's like to be a labour back bencher tonight.


    NATO, Obama, and France warn Syrian President not to use chemical weapons

    As fighting between rebel forces and al-Assad's army intensifies, Syria is warned about the international response to such a move

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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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