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    Drivetime Friday 19 July 2013

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

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    Russian Court Unexpectedly Releases Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny

    Navanly, who has been an outspoken critic of President Putin, and wants to run as a candidate for mayor of Moscow, was jailed for five years for embezzelment. Drivetime spoke to Moscow journalist Tim Wall.

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    What Angling is Worth to the Economy.

    It's estimated that anglers are worth a cool three-quarters of a billion euro to the Irish economy... and an equally cool ten thousand jobs in mostly in rural areas. Brian Lally reports.

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    Michael Kelly's Radio Column

    Throughout July, we're hearing from Michael Kelly, editor of the Irish Catholic. This week, Michael lets the sun go to his head...

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    First Day At School

    The Benhaffaf twins, who were conjoined at birth, started school on Thursday. We spoke to their proud mother, Angie.

    Virginia Shootings

    Two journalists were shot dead while live on TV in Virginia in the United States on Wednesday. Mary spoke to Irish reporter, James Mahon who now works as a TV reporter in Virginia.

    The Migrant Trail

    They walk, they cycle, they try to get on trains. We trace the migrant trail that thousands have taken in recent months.

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