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    Drivetime Monday 11 August 2014



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

    The plight of the Yizidi people

    Richard Spencer is in Western Kurdistan

    Haider al-Abadi becomes Iraq's PM designate

    Fawaz Gerges is a Professor of International Relations at the London School of Economics

    As Gaza truce holds, what is the humanitarian situation?

    Oxfam's Alun McDonald spoke to us from Jerusalem about the scale of destruction in Gaza and the everyday difficulties people are facing.

    Irish Water - operating costs & political costs

    Philip Boucher Hayes looks at reports of Irish Water's operating costs, and Brian Dowling examines the political implications as metering is set to begin in October.

    Mandatory counselling for divorcing couples considered.

    The Irish Independent reported that the reforms for Ireland's divorce and separation system were the brainchild of former Justice Minister Alan Shatter but are now being considered by his successor, Frances Fitzgerald. Della Killroy reports.

    Talking Money

    Jill and Karl discuss the benefits of car clubs

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    The Irishman who discovered Blur

    The band we know now as Blur was actually discovered by Irish music journalist, Leo Finlay. As the super group played Electric Picnic last weekend, Leo's son, Colm made this moving piece about what the band meant to his dad, who died at the age of 32.

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