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    Drivetime Wednesday 2 January 2013



    Philip Boucher-Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day


    Child Benefit Cuts and Childcare Alternatives

    Child benefit cuts kick in today - how will this affect families and what childcare alternatives are on offer. Jim Power, chief economist with Friends First discusses the options.


    Murder of Aid Workers in Pakistan

    The funerals have taken place of the seven aid workers who were gunned down on their way home from a children's community centre yesterday. Victor Mallet, South Asia Burerau Chief with the Financial Times discusses the unfolding situation in Pakistan.

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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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    Presenter: Mary Wilson

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