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    Drivetime Tuesday 1 April 2014



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

    OECD report on educational standards

    Gerard Craughwell, President, Teacher Union of Ireland comments on the latest OECD survey on problem solving skills of 15 year olds

    Ownership Change at Regional Newspapers

    Laura Slattery of The Irish Times on the significance of the sale of 14 regional newspapers by Johnston Press

    Homelessness in Ireland - Part 2

    Aengus Cox continues his series

    Selling the rights to the national games

    Paraic Duffy of the GAA

    Debating confidence in Alan Shatter

    Charlie Flanagan of FG versus Willie O'Dea of FF

    Report finds Irish healthcare service is doing 'less with less'

    Dr Steve Thomas, Associate Professor, Centre for Health Policy and Management in Trinity

    Olivia O'Leary

    In her weekly radio column Olivia O'Leary says that place matters

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    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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