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    Drivetime Thursday 22 August 2013



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

    What do the Irish know about economics?

    A TCD survey reveals very large holes in our knowledge.

    What how for President Obama's 'red line' after an alledged chemical attack in Syria?

    Reporter Brian Lally talks to members of the Syrian community in Ireland. Elizabeth O'Bagy, a Syria expert at the Institute for the Study of War

    Is the Government's education policy risking the future of Protestant education in Ireland?

    Aodhan O'Riordain, former teacher and school principal and Labour TD for Dublin North Central and by Eleanor Petrie, director of the National Parents Council and spokesperson for Protestant parents

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