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    Drivetime Wednesday 11 September 2013



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

    Establishment of DNA database.

    Dr Maureen Smith Director of DNA in the Department of Justice Forensic Science lab and Mark Kelly Director of Irish Council for Civil Liberties.

    America & Russia embark on diplomacy in relation to Syrian crisis

    John Nichols is Washington correspondent for The Nation

    Do pre budget submissions from charities have any impact on policy?

    Drivetime's Fergal Keane and John Downing columnist with The Irish Independent and former government press advisor

    Concerns over Junior Cert abolition

    Sally Maguire is President of the Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland.

    Google Ireland invests 5.5 million in The Foundry

    Google celebrated its 10th anniversary in Ireland on Wednesday and to mark the occasion Taoiseach Enda Kenny officially opened The Foundry, a 5.5 million investment by the company at its European headquarters in Dublin. Drivetime's Della Kilroy attended the launch of the new conference centre and spoke to Head of Google in Ireland, John Herlihy.

    National Transport Authority Initiatives

    Gerry Murphy CEO of The National Tranport Authority on plans for Bus Tendering and New Cycle Network for Dublin

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    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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