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    Drivetime Monday 22 April 2013



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

    Tensions in the Coalition?

    Political Correspondent of The Irish Times Harry McGee gives his analysis of varying political responses to abortion legislation and austerity.

    Fine Gael backbenchers and abortion

    Fergal Keane talks to 3 TDs about proposed abortion legislation

    Children's Ombudsman finds the HSE "ignored the voice" of a teenage rape victim

    Philip Boucher-Hayes explores an unseen copy of an investigation into the case of "Maggie".

    Joan Burton

    The social protection minister responds to a new OCED report on Ireland's pension system

    Achim Steiner

    Della Kilroy meets the Executive Director of the UN Environment Programme

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