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    Drivetime Tuesday 14 May 2013



    Philip Boucher Hayes presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

    Drivetime - Elder Irish on Tour !!!

    Brian Lally meets some of the elderly Irish who are spending 4 days in Dublin - the first time many will spend in the Capital in 50 years !

    EU Finance Ministers discuss -Who pays when banks go bust?

    RTÉ's Europe Editor Tony Connolly

    EU Finance Ministers agree protection for deposits under 100,000 euro

    Gregory Connor Professor of Finance at NUI Maynooth

    How radical is Minister Reilly's "most radical reform of acute hopsitals in decades"?

    We speak to the architect of that reform Professor John Higgins

    Olivia O'Leary

    Olivia O'Leary looks at life on the right side of 45.

    No country for the under 45s - we look at new research on who bears the burden of austerity.

    Niamh Hourican Senior Lecturer in Sociology in UCC

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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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    Presenter: Mary Wilson

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