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    Drivetime Wednesday 20 February 2013



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

    Unrest in Bulgaria, Spain and Greece

    Sam Cage Reuters correspondent in Sofia. David Murphy RTÉ's Business Editor in Madrid. Achilleas Topas correspondent for SKAI TV and Radio in Athens.

    Child benefit reform - Willie O'Dea

    The Fianna Dail spokesman on social protection responds to recommendations in the Mangan Report

    Could the religious orders contribute to a Magdalene redress scheme?

    Conor Ryan, investigative correspondent with the Irish Examiner, and Primetime's Tanya Sillem

    Child benefit reform - Joan Burton

    The social protection minister responds to the recommendations of the Mangan report

    Making cities safer

    Della Kilroy reports from the Cities Against Poverty international forum in Dublin

    Molecular Gastronomy

    Brian Lally previews an event exploring the latest culinary trends at UCC

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