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    Drivetime Thursday 7 August 2014



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

    Job Schemes

    Philip Boucher-Hayes assesses if the governments labour activation measures are working.

    Are we seeing a melting of borders in the Middle East ?

    Ian Black Middle East editor for the Guardian newspaper

    Russia bans European produce

    Ben Aris Editor of "Business New Europe"

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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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