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Drivetime Wednesday 19 December 2012
Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
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.
Minister Jan O'Sullivan launches Simon Community report and responds to criticism for cutting the budget for resources
A fresh inquest has been ordered and a new inquiry announced - which is a major step forward for the families of the deceased
Dr Simon Mills, author of Clinical Practice and the Law, on the challenges facing government in getting abortion legislation onto the statute book
In a seasonal column for Drivetime, poet and broadcaster Theo Dorgan waits for Herod.
Carole Coleman reports on the fiscal cliff and what ordinary Americans know about looming tax rises and spending cuts
Steve Hewlett reports on two reports critical of the BBC2 Newsnight programme
The war in Syria and the subsequent migrant crisis prompted Ireland to offer shelter to 4,000 people here under the Irish Refugee Protection Programme two years ago. John Cooke revisits residents of Ballaghaderreen's Emergency Reception Centre .
Barry Lenihan reports on stag and hen parties in Carrick on Shannon
Hen and Stag Parties in Carlingford Della Kilroy brought us this report
Presenter: Mary Wilson