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    Drivetime Friday 24 January 2014



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

    Justin Casey

    From Homeless troubled child to chart topper

    The Philomena Project

    Philomena Lee - the heroine of the Award-laden film with Judi Dench was in Dublin to launch a project that wants to release up to 60,000 adoptions files . Brian Lally reports

    Review of Regional newspapers

    John O'Connor in Waterford.

    PAC fallout and future for whistle blowers

    Former army whistleblower Tom Clonan and Dermot Walsh Professor of Law at the Kent Law school and author of "Human Rights and Policing in Ireland".

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan explores the life and music of the much-loved songwriter and music-hall performer Percy French

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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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