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    Drivetime Wednesday 20 March 2013



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

    Cyprus - confusion continues ahead of a bail out deal.

    Joe Lynam Business Correspondent with BBC's newsnight. David Marsh author of The euro - The Politics of the New Global Currency.

    Cyprus - What impact is the crisis having on everyday activity?

    Pavlos Loizou works in Cyprus's real estate and financial sector

    Meath East By-election 1

    Richard Dowling profiles the constituency and the issues ahead of next week's by-election

    Meath East By-election 2

    Mary chairs a discussion with 4 of the candidates: Thomas Byrne (FF), Helen McEntee (FG), Eoin Holmes (Lab) and Darren O'Rourke (SF)

    Meath East By-election 3

    Brian Lally goes on the canvas with 3 smaller parties - the Greens, the Workers' Party and Direct Democracy Ireland

    Meath East By-election 4

    Mary speaks to Michele Power of the Bypass Slane Campaign

    How re-offending can be reduced by up to 40%

    Della Kilroy reports on 'Restorative Practice', whereby community based responses to crime and anti-social behaviour can reduce re-offending by up to 40%.

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