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    Drivetime Wednesday 23 January 2013



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

    Tillage farmers this winter

    In the third of a series of reports, Frances Shanahan meets a north country Dublin tillage farmer

    Britain and Europe - a painful history

    As David Cameron announces a referendum on Europe, Fergal Keane looks back on 40 years of tense relations between London and Brussels

    Philanthropy Ireland Report

    With billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates in town, Della Kilroy looks at how much philanthropy is worth to Ireland

    Local Development Companies v Phil Hogan

    The Irish Local Development Network tells Brian Lally about its concerns over Environment Minister Phil Hogan's reform proposals

    Irish nanny in Boston charged in connection with the death of one-year-old

    Aisling McCarthy Brady remains in prison charged with assaulting baby Rehma Sabir on 14th January

    Israel in coalition talks

    As the election results show the parliament split 50/50 between right and centrist-left, we look at Benjamin Netanyahu's options

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