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    Drivetime Friday 1 February 2013



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

    Government says yes to Kalydeco

    In a surprise move, the government has approved the expensive CF drug Kalydeco. Mary gets the reaction of Minister James Reilly, Philip Watt of CFI, and Katie Murphy, who has cystic fibrosis

    Regional Newspapers

    Dave O'Connell takes a look through the week's local and regional newspapers

    Polish meat tests reveal no horse DNA

    Damien O'Reilly speaks to Jaroslaw Naze, deputy head of the polish General Veterinary Inspectorate based in Warsaw - he tells Drivetime that the tests conducted at Polish meat plants show no horse DNA

    Paddy Duffy radio column

    In his Drivetime column this week, Paddy sees some links between Berlusconi, Healy-Rae and Cameron

    Where next for B&Q?

    Examinership expert Neil Hughes on the problems at B&Q in Ireland - and the examionership process

    What is Life?

    Pauric Dempsey marks the 70th anniversary of Schrodinger's famoous What Is Life lecture at Trinity College

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    New Witness in Toscan Du Plantier case

    "The guards didn't seem to believe it was her I had seen" Philip Boucher Hayes tracked down and spoke to a witness who believes he has significant information on the Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder case.

    The Irishman who discovered Blur

    The band we know now as Blur was actually discovered by Irish music journalist, Leo Finlay. As the super group played Electric Picnic last weekend, Leo's son, Colm made this moving piece about what the band meant to his dad, who died at the age of 32.

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