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    Drivetime Thursday 14 February 2013



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

    450 new jobs at eBay

    Reaction to the announcement from Barry O'Leary of the IDA and Proinnsias Breathnach of NUI Maynooth

    Oscar Pistorius arrested on suspicion of murder

    Alex Duval Smith reports from South Africa, as 'Bladerunner' is arrested on suspicion of shooting his girlfriend in Pretoria

    Jobs Minister Richard Bruton

    Mary asks the Minister how the government plans on reducing unemployment, which stands at 430,000

    Philip Boucher-Hayes with horsemeat latest

    French government now says that Spanghero knowingly sold on meat labelled as beef that they had good reason to suspect was actually horse.

    Health policy analyst Sara Burke

    This week, Sara analyses decisions by Health Minister James Reilly relating to the new children's hospital and other boards in the health sector

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