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Drivetime Wednesday 19 December 2012

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Dáil performances of 2012

Dáil performances of 2012

Drivetime's Fergal Keane, Mary Minihan political reporter with The Irish Times and Dr Theresa Reidy with the Department of Government at University College Cork.

Homelessness on the rise

Homelessness on the rise

Minister Jan O'Sullivan launches Simon Community report and responds to criticism for cutting the budget for resources

Verdicts of accidental death quashed for 96 Hillsborough victims

Verdicts of accidental death quashed for 96 Hillsborough victims

A fresh inquest has been ordered and a new inquiry announced - which is a major step forward for the families of the deceased

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Hurdles to legislating for abortion

Hurdles to legislating for abortion

Dr Simon Mills, author of Clinical Practice and the Law, on the challenges facing government in getting abortion legislation onto the statute book

Theo Dorgan's radio column

Theo Dorgan's radio column

In a seasonal column for Drivetime, poet and broadcaster Theo Dorgan waits for Herod.

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Peering over the fiscal cliff

Peering over the fiscal cliff

Carole Coleman reports on the fiscal cliff and what ordinary Americans know about looming tax rises and spending cuts

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Another difficult day at the Beeb

Another difficult day at the Beeb

Steve Hewlett reports on two reports critical of the BBC2 Newsnight programme

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