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    Drivetime Friday 15 February 2013



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

    Regional Newspaper review

    John O'Connor takes a look through the week's local and regional newspapers

    Horsemeat latest - Philip Boucher-Hayes

    Philip Boucher-Hayes continues his efforts to uncover the origins of the horsemeat contamination

    Paddy Duffy column

    This week, Paddy looks back on the papacy of Benedict XVI

    Potato prices up 30%

    Brian Lally explores the impact of massive price rises for spuds

    Brendan Behan remembered

    Pauric Dempsey marks 90 years since the birth of writer Brendan Behan

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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.

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    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

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