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    Drivetime Thursday 2 May 2013



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

    President Higgins anti-austerity stance

    Philip Boucher-Hayes examines whether the President's interview with the Financial Times craetes problems for the government.

    Drivetime hits the Beach

    Brian Lally reports on some good and bad beached according to the latest EPA Water Quality report

    April Jones

    The jury in the trial of the man accused of murdering five-year-old April Jones in Wales today visited his home... Mark Bridger denies abducting and murdering April, who disappeared near her home in Machynlleth on October 1st, last year. We talk to John Brain, BBC reporter in Wales.

    ECB lowers its main interest rate to historic low

    Cliff Taylor Editor of the Sunday Business Post

    Justice Minister says community service option under utilised by Judges.

    Dearbhail McDonald Legal Affairs Editor of the Irish Independent.

    Drivetime's Health Policy analyst Sara Burke.

    Despite claims from Health Minister James Reilly that the public health system is successfully doing more with less, recent documents seen by Drivetime's Health Policy analyst Sara Burke reveal the true impact of austerity on health services.

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    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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