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    Drivetime Friday 1 March 2013



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

    Mobile cop shops... and Guards on trains

    Ex-Garda Gerry O'Caroll is sceptical about tenders for mobile Garda offices. And Damien Tiernan reports on plans for Gardai to patrol trains.

    Migrants - who stayed, who left?

    James Wickham of TCD takes a look at CSO figures on immigrant workers in Ireland

    Regional Newspapers

    John O'Connor's pick of stories from the week's local and regional papers

    Cuts to youth services

    How are services to young people in Dublin and across the country being hurt by budget cuts?

    Michael Kelly column

    The editor of the Irish Catholic marks the end of the papacy of Benedict XVI

    Should farm values be included in the 3rd level grant means test?

    Frances Shanahan investigates the values of Irish farms, while Fine Gael TD John Deasy and Labour junior minister Sean Sherlock outline their positions

    The Sequester - explained

    James Politi of the Financial Times and Thomas Mann of the Brookings Institute discuss the USA's latest budgetary impasse

    Community Education

    Philip Boucher-Hayes meets people involved with the "Community Education" approach to job creation promoted by the Adult Education group Aontas.

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    New Witness in Toscan Du Plantier case

    "The guards didn't seem to believe it was her I had seen" Philip Boucher Hayes tracked down and spoke to a witness who believes he has significant information on the Sophie Toscan Du Plantier murder case.

    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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