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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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    Mairia Cahill - Exclusive Interview

    Labour's nominee for the Seanad, Mairia Cahill broke her silence on Thursday and spoke to Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes about her links with the dissident group, Republican Network for Unity.

    Built during the Boom Series

    Drivetime's Barry Lenihan took a tour of the country to look at the legacy left by the construction boom - the ghost estates, abandoned hotels and a huge shopping centre in Kilkenny that never opened.

    CNN's Samantha Barry

    One of the speakers at this week's Web Summit was Samantha Barry - CNN's head of social media who is originally from Cork. She spoke to Mary about who uses social media well, in this country and in the U.S. and how tweeting has changed everything.

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