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    Drivetime Tuesday 7 May 2013



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

    Olivia O'Leary - 7th May 2013

    In her political column this week, Olivia O'Leary says "it may be tough, but it should be fair..."

    Amnesty for WWII Irish Army deserters

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on why 5000 deserters were treated unfairly by the Irish state.

    Connacht Gold... or Aurivo?

    Frances Shanahan reports on plans to change the co-op's name.

    Pilot food module for TY students launched

    Suzanne Campbell reports on a new Taste Council Initiative

    First step taken to establish an independent Planning Regulator

    Frank McDonald Environment Editor with the Irish Times.

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