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    Drivetime Wednesday 12 December 2012

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

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    Medicines Sans Frontiers surgeon on his work in Syria

    In October retired surgeon Professor Paul McMaster travelled to the north of Syria with Medecins Sans Frontieres. Over a six week period, he performed over 100 operations on wounded Syrians from an inflatable tent within a cave in the mountains.

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    Remembering Pat Finucane

    As the de Silva review is published, Della Kilroy looks back on the murder of Pat Finucane in 1989 and his family's struggle for justice

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    Results of poll on school patronage

    Fr Michael Drumm of the Catholic Schools Partnerships responds to a Dept of Education survey of parents on primary school patronage

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    Theresa Villiers responds to the de Silva review

    Northern Secretary Theresa Villiers gives the British Government's response to the de Silva review of the killing of Pat Finucane

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    Sara Burke: Ombudsman v Dept of Health

    Sara Burke reports on a recent appearance by Ombudsman Emily O'Reilly before an Oireachtas committee, where she made trenchant criticisms of the Dept of Health

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