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Drivetime Thursday 14 November 2013

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Ireland to exit bailout without a backstop - Fergal Keane reports.

Ireland to exit bailout without a backstop - Fergal Keane reports.

The government has decided that we are to go it alone when we exit the bailout programme next month - We will not seek the comfort blanket of an emergency fund safety net. Fergal Keane has the chronicle of what happened throughout the morning.

Public Expenditure & Reform Minister Brendan Howlin

Public Expenditure & Reform Minister Brendan Howlin

Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin joined us from Leinster House to discuss exiting the bailout without a backstop.

Health policy analyst Sara Burke

Health policy analyst Sara Burke

This week there were more headlines about the impact on people of health insurance price hikes and the loss of medical cards. Drivetime's health policy analyst Sara Burke was in studio to discuss both these issues.

Pylons

Pylons

John Fitzgerald, director of Grid Development with Eirgrid

Changes to medical card entitlements

Changes to medical card entitlements

Sara Burke reports

Programme Highlights

Loughton House

John Cooke reports from James Reilly's family home.

Kenny's Mojo is Back

The Taoiseach has once again defended his leadership of Fine Gael.

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