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    Drivetime Friday 8 March 2013



    Philip Boucher Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

    Regional Papers

    John O'Connor's pick of the week's local and regional newspapers

    Pearse Doherty

    Sinn Fein's Finance Spokesman reacts to mortgage arrears figures and the growing threat of repossessions

    Theo Dorgan's column

    This week's column is entitled "A Masterclass from Mary O'Rourke"

    Local councillors on the coalition's 2nd anniversary

    Frances Shanahan speaks to city and county councillors in Galway

    90th anniversary of Ballyseedy

    Dr Brian Hanley of UCD recalls the brutal events at Ballyseedy in March 1923

    2 years in, how is Taoiseach Enda Kenny viewed internationally?

    Peter Spiegel Brussels Bureau chief for the Financial Times and Ulrike Guerot, Head of the Berlin office of the thinktank, European Council on Foreign Relations

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