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    Drivetime Tuesday 8 April 2014



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

    Sale of The Beacon Hospital

    Health Journalist Priscilla Lynch on the sale of The Beacon Hospital, its future and the sustainability of the private hospital sector

    Voices from the new generation of Irish people living in the UK

    Dr Ciara Meehan a lecturer in history at the University of Hertfordshire and writer Paddy Duffy.

    President Higgins - State Visit - Day 1

    Brian Lally recaps on some of the souds the State Visit to Britain - Day 1

    EU's Data Retention Directive is 'invalid'

    Sadhbh McCarthy Director of the Centre for Irish and European Security

    A special column to mark the State Visit from Olivia O'Leary

    In her column from Windsor, Olivia O'Leary talks about two countries divided by the same language.

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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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