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    Drivetime Wednesday 8 May 2013



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

    Ohio Victims Return Home

    Details of the conditions of the house where three women were captured in Ohio emerge as families are reunited. Della Kilroy reports.

    Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn raises the possibility of a second free pre school year

    Professor Noirin Hayes an expert on Early Childhood Education in DIT and Irene Gunning, CEO of Early Childhood Ireland.

    Sir Alex Ferguson retires as Manager of Manchester United

    Former Irish international Paul McGrath was at the club when Ferguson first arrived at Old Trafford back in 1986.

    Delays to free GP care for Long Term Illness patients

    Dr Ray Walley, chairman of the GP Committee of the IMO, and Dr Kevin Moore - Consultant Endocronologist, at Naas and Tallaght Hospitals discuss delays to the free GP visit scheme

    Free GP care when?

    Dr Ray Walley, chairman of the GP Committee of the IMO, and Dr Kevin Moore, consultant endocrinologist, at Naas and Tallaght Hospitals. Plus TD Roisin Shortall.

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