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    Drivetime Thursday 3 January 2013



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


    Health Insurance

    Health insurance plans for around 400,000 people fall due for renewal in January. But with the cost of health insurance on a seemingly never ending upward spiral, what can we expect of the market in 2013? We talk to Dr. Brian Turner, health economist in UCC and by Dermot Goode from the healthcare division of Cornmarket Financial Services.

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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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