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    Drivetime Monday 29 April 2013



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


    The X Case Judgement

    IIvana Bacik, Labour Senator and constitutional lawyer, and Caroline Simons, legal consultant for the pro-life campaign discuss the legal implications of this Supreme Court judgement.


    164 offers of Social Housing turned down in parts of Cork

    Vox pop from Drivetime's Brian Lally. Discussion with Cllr John Mulvihill of Cobh Town Council and Cllr Veronica Neville of Cork County Council.


    European Investment Bank to provide €200m for Irish SMEs

    RTÉ's Economic Editor Sean Whelan.


    Will there finally be a banking guarantee inquiry?

    Philip Boucher-Hayes assesses the obstacles to finding out what happened on September 30th 2008.

    Mary Wilson – Presenter

    Presenter Mary Wilson came indoors to the Drivetime studio in 2006 after ten years as RTÉ’s Legal Affairs Editor. Before that, she worked as a reporter across all areas of RTE news and current affairs programming on radio and television. Mary first worked with the RTÉ 89FM radio station on Union Quay in Cork and moved to Donnybrook in 1990. She was Journalist of the Year in 2000 and a winner in the Law Society Media Awards for news broadcasts and documentaries. Drivetime has also won several PPI National Radio Awards. Mary is a native of Drangan, Co. Tipperary, the mother of a teenage daughter and enjoys travel, music, hill walking and relaxing at home with good TV boxed sets.

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    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.

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