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    Drivetime Thursday 4 April 2013



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

    Maternal deaths in Irish Hospitals

    Sara Burke analyses instances of maternal deaths, ahead of the Savita Halappanaver inquest

    Geoffrey Shannon

    The special rapporteur for children on plans to allow limited reporting of court proceedings

    Tensions in North Korea

    Dr Jonathan Pollack of the Brookings Institute and and author of "No Exit: North Korea, Nuclear Weapons, and International Security"

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    Mairia Cahill - Exclusive Interview

    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.

    Built during the Boom Series

    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

    One of the speakers at this week's Web Summit was Samantha Barry - CNN's head of social media who is originally from Cork. She spoke to Mary about who uses social media well, in this country and in the U.S. and how tweeting has changed everything.

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