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    Drivetime Monday 17 December 2012



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


    The Cost of Cancer

    Today the Irish Cancer Society expressed concern that patients in treatment are struggling to cover the living costs associated with their disease. Consultant oncologist John Crown comments on his experience of the financial cost of cancer treatment.


    Children return to school after Newtown shooting

    Carole Coleman speaks to parents, teachers and gun-ownders, as children return to elementary schools for the first time after the Newtown shooting.


    Paddy Duffy's radio column

    In a seasonal radio column for Drivetime, Paddy looks back on the year that was... and makes random mentions of turtles!


    Priory Hall residents mark their second Christmas out of their homes

    Residents hold a vigil to bring some urgency to the issue from lenders and Dublin City Council

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    First Day At School

    The Benhaffaf twins, who were conjoined at birth, started school on Thursday. We spoke to their proud mother, Angie.

    Virginia Shootings

    Two journalists were shot dead while live on TV in Virginia in the United States on Wednesday. Mary spoke to Irish reporter, James Mahon who now works as a TV reporter in Virginia.

    The Migrant Trail

    They walk, they cycle, they try to get on trains. We trace the migrant trail that thousands have taken in recent months.

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