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Drivetime Friday 22 February 2013

Drivetime

Drivetime

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

Paddy Duffy column

Paddy Duffy column

This week, columnist Paddy Duffy tries to explain certain distinctly Irish things to his new neighbours in Manchester

Cecil Day Lewis - The man and poet.

Cecil Day Lewis - The man and poet.

Pauric Dempsey of the Royal Irish Academy discusses Cecil Day Lewis whose Irishness was so important to him that he named his son Daniel after Daniel O'Connell, The Liberator.

Regional Newspaper review

Regional Newspaper review

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

The increasing number of reporters dying in war zones

The increasing number of reporters dying in war zones

Today is the one year anniversary of the deaths of war correspondent Marie Colvin and photo-journalist Remi Ochlik. "A day without news" is the name of a campaign to raise awareness of the dangerous conditions that many reporters work under. Before we came on air, former news photographer Aidan Sullivan outlined the background to the campaign:

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