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    Drivetime Thursday 13 December 2012



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

    Mortgage arrears crisis deepens

    Mary speaks to David Hall, director of the Irish Mortgage Holders Association, and hears from Justice Minister Alan Shatter

    National Digital Research Centre hosts its 6th annual 'Lift Off' event

    An Irish startup wins over €40,000 worth of investor funding. Della Kilroy reports from the National Digital Research Centre's 'Lift Off' event.

    Thomas Hammarberg on austerity and human rights

    At a FLAC conference in Dublin, the guest speaker was Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights from 2006 to 2012.

    Shortage of berried holly

    Frances Shanahan reports on a shortage of berried holly this Christmas season

    Colm Keaveney loses Labour whip after voting against the social welfare bill

    Brian Dowling of our political staff explains the implications for the Labour Party

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