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    Drivetime Tuesday 11 December 2012



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

    Supreme Court Judgement on the McCrystal Case

    James McDermott, School of Law, UCD and Dr Theresa Reidy, UCC discuss the unanimous decision which found the government acted wrongfully in spending 1.1 million euro in public money on its own information campaign for the Children's Referendum.

    High Court Case on the Right to Assisted Suicide

    RTE's Vivienne Traynor reports on the High Court case being taken by Marie Fleming, the 58 year old Wicklow woman who is seeking the right to an assisted suicide. This afternoon the court heard from an expert witness in medical ethics, Professor Margaret Battin from the University of Utah.

    Olivia O'Leary

    In her weekly political column, Olivia O'Leary asks if it's time to take the Alliance party out of the 'so what' pile ?

    Attack on PSNI officer treated as attempted murder

    As the riots and protests on flying the Union flag continue, security journalist Alan Murray tells us more

    Upto 5% decline in childhood obesity in parts of USA

    For the first time in 30 years, a decline has been noted in childhood obesity. Dr James Marks whose team was over this research explains why

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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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