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    Drivetime Thursday 3 October 2013



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

    A Tobacco Free Ireland?

    Kathleen O'Meara of The Irish Cancer Society and Joe Sweeney of The National Federation of Retail Newsagents react to plans to discourage young smokers.

    The Return of Joint Labour Committees

    SIPTU's John King and Adrian Cummins of The Restaurant Association of Ireland debate the proposed return of Joint Labour Committees.

    Sara Burke

    Our health policy analyst explores the origins of the NCHD industrial action

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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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