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    Drivetime Monday 8 April 2013



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

    Death of Margaret Thatcher - archive clips

    Drivetime's Brian Lally chronicles the Iron Lady's reign

    A former political editor recollects on the career of Thatcher

    Gerry Foley former political editor of ITV Tyne Tees

    Jeffrey Archer

    Despite being warned he was "an accident waiting to happen", Margaret Thatcher made Jeffrey Archer a deputy chairman of the Conservative Party in 1985.

    Olivia O'Leary

    In her political column this week Olivia O'Leary remembers The Iron Lady.

    Gerry Adams reflects on Thatcher and her legacy

    Sinn Fein President Gerry Adams reflects on Margaret Thatcher and her relationship with Northern Ireland politics.

    The Thatcherite Legacy

    Former BBC correspondent John Sergeant, Tory MP Mark Reckless and Prof Richard Vinen, author of "Thatcher's Britain".

    Tony Benn

    The former Labour minister pays tribute to his former political enemy

    The Good Friday Agreement - 15 Years On

    DCU students - producer Ciaran O'Connor and reporter Barry Lenihan - take a look at the Good Friday Agreement 15 years on.

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    Mairia Cahill - Exclusive Interview

    Labour's nominee for the Seanad, Mairia Cahill broke her silence on Thursday and spoke to Drivetime's Philip Boucher Hayes about her links with the dissident group, Republican Network for Unity.

    Built during the Boom Series

    Drivetime's Barry Lenihan took a tour of the country to look at the legacy left by the construction boom - the ghost estates, abandoned hotels and a huge shopping centre in Kilkenny that never opened.

    CNN's Samantha Barry

    One of the speakers at this week's Web Summit was Samantha Barry - CNN's head of social media who is originally from Cork. She spoke to Mary about who uses social media well, in this country and in the U.S. and how tweeting has changed everything.

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