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    Drivetime Monday 30 September 2013



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

    Skerries Sea Memorial

    Brian Lally reports from Skerries in North Co Dublin as the memorial to those lost at sea is unveiled .

    Court of Appeal - What is it and do we need it ?

    Eoin Daly Lecturer at the Sutherland School of Law UCD

    What difference will the UN Security Council resolution mean for Syrians?

    Nadim Shehadi Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme at Chatham House

    The Comptroller and Auditor General's report.

    The state's auditor, the C and AG, has published his investigation of public spending for last year. Fergal Keane went through the report for Drivetime.

    Dublin family facing homelessness.

    A follow-up interview with the woman we interviewed on Friday 27th Sept. As Rent Supplement changes begin, she was faced with eviction because of rent increases.

    U.S. Government shutdown

    What happens during a Government shutdown? John Nichols of the Nation

    Youth unemployment pre budget report

    Over the last 5 years in Ireland more than 177,000 young people have emigrated, unemployment figures have risen and the government has cut back on youth work services. In the run up to Budget 2014 Della Kilroy investigates how government cuts have affected youth unemployment in Ireland.

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