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    Drivetime Friday 19 July 2013



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


    Russian Court Unexpectedly Releases Opposition Leader Alexei Navalny

    Navanly, who has been an outspoken critic of President Putin, and wants to run as a candidate for mayor of Moscow, was jailed for five years for embezzelment. Drivetime spoke to Moscow journalist Tim Wall.


    What Angling is Worth to the Economy.

    It's estimated that anglers are worth a cool three-quarters of a billion euro to the Irish economy... and an equally cool ten thousand jobs in mostly in rural areas. Brian Lally reports.


    Michael Kelly's Radio Column

    Throughout July, we're hearing from Michael Kelly, editor of the Irish Catholic. This week, Michael lets the sun go to his head...

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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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