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    Drivetime Wednesday 23 October 2013



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

    Anne Frank Exhibition

    Brian Lally reports on Dublin City Libraries' Anne Frank Exhibition

    Youth groups protest proposals contained in Budget 2014

    Youth campaign groups, representing young workers, the unemployed and students protested proposals contained in Budget 2014 to cut Job Seekers Allowance for those under 26 by forming a que outside the Dail on Wednesday. Della Kilroy reports on the protest with reaction from Ian Power, Executive Director with

    New award winning software treatment for Alzheimhers.

    A speech therapist who helped develop a new software tool which helps Alzheimers patients connect with memories from the past- has won the Enterprise Ireland Clinical Innovation Award for 2013. Julia O'Rourke spoke to our Science and Techology Correspondent Will Goodbody.

    Seperated Migrant Children Part 2

    Sinead O Shea with her second report on Seperated Migrant Children in Ireland - supported by the Mary Raftery Journalism Fund

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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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