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    Drivetime Friday 11 January 2013



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


    Three Kurdish activists shot in Paris

    Just as peace talks started between the Kurdish Worker's Party (the PKK) and the Turkish state, three political activists are shot in Paris


    This Week in History

    Dr Sandra Scanlon discusses Alabama governor George Wallace, 50 years after his infamous 'segregation now' speech


    Concern within the IMO over chief's retirement package

    Concern grows within the Irish Medical Organisation about the retirement package awarded to outgoing chief George McNeice - Martin Wall reports


    Anniversary of Albert Reynolds' 2nd election as Taoiseach

    Noel Whelan and Pat Magner mark the 20th anniversary of the creation of the Fianna Fail-Labour government under Albert Reynolds

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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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