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    Drivetime Wednesday 29 May 2013



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

    Government urged to save Ireland's first youth work programme proven to work

    Foróige, Ireland's leading youth organisation, met with TDs and Senators calling on the Government to save its youth mentoring programme, Big Brother Big Sister, from virtual closure. Della Kilroy reports.

    European Commission's verdict on national budgets of its 27 members

    RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connolly

    Details on the repayment extension of bailout loans

    RTÉ's Business Editor David Murphy and clip of Minister Noonan

    Creches - Does the business model work for kids?

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the people behind the companies featured in the Prime Time programme

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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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