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    Drivetime Friday 21 December 2012

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

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    Ash Cloud research from NUIG

    Scientists in NUIG get grant to study ways of predicting whether volcanic ash cloud will effect air travel. Drivetime spoke to Professor Colin O'Dowd from NUI Galway.

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    Theft of metal from churches on the increase.

    The theft of metal and lead from churches accross the country has also been on the increase. We spoke to Paul Collins from Ecclesiastical Insurance, about the rate of theft of metal from churches

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