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    Drivetime Friday 8 February 2013



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

    Demonstrations in Tunisia

    Wednesday's assassination of left wing politician Chokri Belaid has thrown the country into turmoil. Protesters are gathering in the streets as an increasingly shaky government struggles to maintain order. Journalist Mischa Benoit Lavelle reports from Tunis.

    Regional Newspaper Review

    Dave O'Connell's pick of the week's regional and local newspapers

    Paddy Duffy's radio column

    ...and this week, Paddy's feeling a little sorry for Strabane

    This Week in History

    Pauric Dempsey marks 30 years since the disappearance of Shergar

    Fracking in the USA Part 1

    In the first of two reports, Carole Coleman hears from both sides of the debate on shale drilling or fracking

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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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