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    Drivetime Friday 14 February 2014



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

    John O'Connor

    John O'Connor in Waterford looks at the regional newspapers

    A recap on the GSOC bugging controversy

    Archive audio and RTÉ's Brian Dowling

    Italian Prime Minister resigns after party mutiny

    Tom Kington, Rome correspondent with the L.A Times

    On This Day

    Myles Dungan recalls the life of journalist and raconteur Frank Harris, friend of Oscar Wilde and George Bernard Shaw.

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