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    Drivetime Thursday 11 July 2013



    Philip Boucher Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day


    HSE Inspection Reports on Limerick Creches Published

    16/38 of the published reports failed their inspections in Limerick. Teresa Heaney, Chief Operations Officer with Early Childhood Ireland joined Drivetime to speak about the inspection reports.


    The business of Government and best use of Dáil time

    Prof David Farrell a Political scientist with UCD was asked why a government which campaigned on Dail reform ended up debating the protection of life during pregnancy bill until the early hours of the morning. Is this the best use of Dail time?

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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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    Presenter: Mary Wilson

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