Monday - Friday, 4.30 - 7pm

    Drivetime Friday 26 July 2013



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

    What has austerity done for us?

    ... and what have we had to do for austerity?


    Regional Papers with John O'Connor

    John O'Connor looks through this week's local and regional newspapers

    Chester Beatty - the man who bequethed a museum to Ireland

    Pauric Dempsey of the Royal Irish Academy

    Drivetime heads west to 'Boffin

    Brian Lally heads west to report on a deserted village on Inisboffin in the company of Michael Gibbons and Tom Burke

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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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