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    Drivetime Tuesday 18 December 2012



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


    Ireland's 8th International Monetary Fund review

    Dr Stephen Kinsella Lecturer in Economics in the University of Limerick.


    Olivia O'Leary radio column

    In a seasonal column for Drivetime, Olivia remembers a man she looked up to


    SDLP leader on the ongoing flag protests and attacks

    SDLIP leader Dr Alasdair McDonnell, MP for South Belfast, responds to the ongoing violence, following the Belfast City Council Union flag decision

    Olivia O'Leary


    Turkey and ham for Christmas dinner?

    Frances Shanahan reports that most people will have traditional turkey and ham for Christmas dinner - but fewer will eat a fruit cake


    Government decides to legislate for abortion

    The government has decided to legislate for abortion on the basis of the X Case decision. Drivetime's team outlines the decision.

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    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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