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    Drivetime Thursday 14 March 2013



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

    2 day EU leaders summit begins in Brussels

    RTE's Europe CorrespondentPaul Cunningham

    Gay Mitchell Dublin MEP will not contest the European Parliament elections next year.

    RTÉ's Ray Colgan speaks to Gay Mitchell.

    Horsemeat latest

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney's latest statement to the Dail

    Response to government's mortgage arrears plans

    NUIM's Gregory Connor and Flac's Noeline Blackwell discuss

    Health policy analyst Sara Burke

    This week, Sara takes a look at the fall-out from the Tallaght Hospital x-ray back-log

    SIPTU leaders say yes (sort of) to Croke Park 2

    Jack O'Connor explains the executive's position on the revised agreement on public sector pay and conditions

    Migrant interns on life inside Leinster House

    Della Kilroy meets participants in a scheme which pairs young migrants with politicians

    Teddy Goff

    Brian Lally meets the man who directed Barack Obama's Digital Campaign for the US presidential election

    Day One of the Francesco Papacy

    On his first day as leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, we talk to journalist Fiona Mitchell about his first day in the job...

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