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    Drivetime Thursday 31 January 2013



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

    95 Garda stations close

    Fergal Keane reports on reaction to the closure of stations across the country, while Mary speaks to retired Garda Gerry O'Carroll

    Gang Culture in St Pat's

    Della Kilroy reports on concerns over a growing gang culture inside St Patrick's, an institution for young offenders

    Massive fish farm proposed for Galway Bay

    Frances Shanahan reports on arguments for and against the massive fish farm proposed by BIM for Galway Bay

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    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.

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