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    Drivetime Wednesday 19 June 2013



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

    SUSI grant system quizzed by Oireachtas Education Ctte.

    Joanna Tuffy, Labour TD and chair of the Joint Education Committee on the SUSI student grant scheme. She also spoke about accussing the Taoiseach of 'populist nonsense' when it came to the debate over the future of the Seanad, and said he is caught up in a "presidential style of leadership.'

    Syria - The 7 Points agreed by the G8

    Professor Fawaz Gerges Director of the Middle East Centre at the London School of Economics analysis the 7 point plan

    Exams 2013

    DCU economist Tony Foley casts his eye over the Leaving Certificate Economics paper for Drivetime.

    Abortion free votes

    Fergal Keane talks to Caroline Simons of the Pro Life Campaign about upcoming abortion legislation

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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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