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    Drivetime Tuesday 5 March 2013



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

    EU finance ministers formally request that the Troika works out "the best possible option" for Ireland

    Tony Connelly RTÉ's Europe Editor in Brussels reports on what exactly is on the table?

    With a deal from the Troika in the offing, what difference will a deal on extending the due date of our loans mean?

    Seamus Coffey Lecturer in economics at University College Cork

    Boyband One Direction front anti bullying campaign

    World famous boyband One Direction are set to appear on billboards, as part of the ISPCC's anti-bullying campaign. Drivetime's Brian Lally talks to Mullingar's Niall Horan. We also speak to Caroline O'Sullivan of the ISPCC.

    The National People's Congress in China begins.

    Over the next two weeks, Xi Jinping will take over as head of state. Anaylsis from Shaun Breslin, Professor of Politics and International Studies at Warwick University.

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