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    Drivetime Friday 18 October 2013



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

    Graham Norton on the banks of the Bandon

    TV funny man Graham Norton was back in his home town of Bandon today, where he officially opened the "Graham Norton River Walk". He spoke to our Southern Editor Paschal Sheehy.

    The regional papers with John O'Connor

    John O'Connor has been taking a look through this week's regional newspapers.

    Plans for budget protests by older people

    The Irish Senior Citizens Parliament are calling for a protest outside the Dail on Tuesday 22nd October against what they see as "attacks on senior citizens". Their CEO Mairead Hayes spoke to Drivetime

    Heritage conference

    Ireland's hidden industrial heritage of old machinery, factories and mines could attract thousands of tourists every year. That's one of the findings of experts from around the world who gathered in Co. Wicklow for a two-day conference. Brian Lally reports.

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