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    Drivetime Wednesday 24 April 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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    Psychiatrists react to proposed abortion legislation

    Details are still scant on the proposed Protection of Maternal Life Bill however today it emerged that up to twelve people might be involved in an assessment of a pregant woman with suicidal ideation. We talk to Professor Veronica O'Keane, Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity Collge and consultant psychiatrist at Tallaght Hospital.
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    Bangladesh building collapse

    The death toll from the collapse of an eight-storey building on the outskirts of the capital of Bangladesh is now close to one hundred with over seven hundred injured. We speak to Morshed Ali Khan, Special Correspondent with the Daily Star in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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    Diocesan Audits

    Ian Eliot of the National Board for Safeguarding Children on the latest reviews of 6 dioceses and one religious order
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    Bank of Ireland AGM

    Brian Lally meets angry shareholders, while Gregory Conor assesses the bank's health.
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    Fodder Crisis

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the devastating impact of the current fodder shortages on Irish farmers and suppliers.

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    First Day At School

    The Benhaffaf twins, who were conjoined at birth, started school on Thursday. We spoke to their proud mother, Angie.

    Virginia Shootings

    Two journalists were shot dead while live on TV in Virginia in the United States on Wednesday. Mary spoke to Irish reporter, James Mahon who now works as a TV reporter in Virginia.

    The Migrant Trail

    They walk, they cycle, they try to get on trains. We trace the migrant trail that thousands have taken in recent months.

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