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    Drivetime Friday 17 May 2013



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

    New laws for inquiries, impeaching judges and the president unveiled.

    The legislation was published by the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Brendan Howlin who said the legislation is essential to conducting a parliamentary banking inquiry. He told Mary Wilson what the bill is designed to achieve.

    Regional Papers

    This week's round-up of the regional papers with John O'Connor of The Munster Express

    Oireachtas hearings on draft abortion law

    Philip Boucher Hayes reports on the Obstetricians reaction to governments draft abortion legislation.

    We cast a legal eye over the draft legislation for Oireachtas inquires

    Constitutional barrister Paul Anthony McDermott

    Radio column from Yvonne Nolan

    Yvonne Nolan looks at what it means to be a hero in the Ireland of today.

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    New Witness in Toscan Du Plantier case

    "The guards didn't seem to believe it was her I had seen" Philip Boucher Hayes tracked down and spoke to a witness who believes he has significant information on the Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder case.

    The Irishman who discovered Blur

    The band we know now as Blur was actually discovered by Irish music journalist, Leo Finlay. As the super group played Electric Picnic last weekend, Leo's son, Colm made this moving piece about what the band meant to his dad, who died at the age of 32.

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