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    Drivetime Wednesday 24 April 2013



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

    Psychiatrists react to proposed abortion legislation

    Details are still scant on the proposed Protection of Maternal Life Bill however today it emerged that up to twelve people might be involved in an assessment of a pregant woman with suicidal ideation. We talk to Professor Veronica O'Keane, Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity Collge and consultant psychiatrist at Tallaght Hospital.

    Bangladesh building collapse

    The death toll from the collapse of an eight-storey building on the outskirts of the capital of Bangladesh is now close to one hundred with over seven hundred injured. We speak to Morshed Ali Khan, Special Correspondent with the Daily Star in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

    Diocesan Audits

    Ian Eliot of the National Board for Safeguarding Children on the latest reviews of 6 dioceses and one religious order

    Bank of Ireland AGM

    Brian Lally meets angry shareholders, while Gregory Conor assesses the bank's health.

    Fodder Crisis

    Philip Boucher-Hayes reports on the devastating impact of the current fodder shortages on Irish farmers and suppliers.

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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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