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    Drivetime Monday 19 August 2013



    Audrey Carville presents an information packed evening news magazine with all the stories of the day

    Did Shell give the Gardai alcohol?

    Philip Boucher-Hayes investigates the allegations made by a sub-contractor on the Corrib project.

    Mandate workers vote for industrial action at four Marks & Spencer's stores.

    Mandate trade union members have voted in favour of industrial action in the four Marks & Spencer stores the company has decided to close. Mandate General Secretary John Douglas spoke to us.

    Fergal Keane takes to the road - and reports from Tralee.

    Fergal Keane is reporting from around the country for Drivetime this week. To begin with, he joined us from Tralee as the Rose festival begins.

    Fergal Keane in Tralee - part 2

    Fergal Keane sees how the Rose of Tralee festival gives the town a lift, and is joined by Arthur Spring TD, Declan Malone, editor of The Kerryman, and John Drummey from the festival.

    Expected release of former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak

    Journalist Rebecca Collard speaks from Cairo and Barry Lenihan reports from the Egyptian Embassy in Dublin as protestors demand the release of the Halawa siblings.

    Pensions and the looming black hole

    Samantha McConnell, chief investment officer of IFG Corporate Pensions. Pensions Ombudsman Paul Kenny. Eamon Timmons from Age Action Ireland.

    Doctors warn of a crisis in general practice

    Dr Andy Jordan of the National Association of General Practitioners

    Battle in Castlebar 1798 style !!!

    Brian Lally reports from Co Mayo on The Races of Castlebar

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