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    Drivetime Wednesday 11 December 2013



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

    Mandela Lies in State

    Fran McNulty reports from South Africa as Nelson Mandela's body will be lying in state for three days in Pretoria. Michael D Higgins also joins Drivetime


    Migrants Rights Protest

    Vigil calls government to support earned regularization for undocumented. Della Kilroy reports..


    Public Accounts Committee & The CRC

    Even worse than expected. PAC peels the layers to reveal financial arrangements at CRC. Philip Boucher-Hayes reports & Mary Lou McDonald joins Drivetime...


    Children in Care

    Colin Murphy concludes his series on Children in Care. This series is supported by Mary Raftery Journalism Fund


    Labour & DL Merge

    Barry Lenihan looks back at Labour & Democratic Left merger.

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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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