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    Drivetime Wednesday 12 December 2012



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


    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.


    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


    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


    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


    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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    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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