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    Drivetime Friday 1 March 2013

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    Mary Wilson presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day
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    Mobile cop shops... and Guards on trains

    Ex-Garda Gerry O'Caroll is sceptical about tenders for mobile Garda offices. And Damien Tiernan reports on plans for Gardai to patrol trains.
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    Migrants - who stayed, who left?

    James Wickham of TCD takes a look at CSO figures on immigrant workers in Ireland
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    Regional Newspapers

    John O'Connor's pick of stories from the week's local and regional papers
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    Cuts to youth services

    How are services to young people in Dublin and across the country being hurt by budget cuts?
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    Michael Kelly column

    The editor of the Irish Catholic marks the end of the papacy of Benedict XVI
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    Should farm values be included in the 3rd level grant means test?

    Frances Shanahan investigates the values of Irish farms, while Fine Gael TD John Deasy and Labour junior minister Sean Sherlock outline their positions
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    The Sequester - explained

    James Politi of the Financial Times and Thomas Mann of the Brookings Institute discuss the USA's latest budgetary impasse
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    Community Education

    Philip Boucher-Hayes meets people involved with the "Community Education" approach to job creation promoted by the Adult Education group Aontas.

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    Presenter: Mary Wilson

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