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    Drivetime Wednesday 9 October 2013



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

    Rape Crisis Network calls for new responses to child protection

    A new report from the Rape Crisis Network, 'Hearing Child Survivors of Sexual Violence: Towards a National Response,' confirms that sexual crimes differ significantly depending on the age and gender of the child. Della Kilroy reports.

    2.5 or 3.1 - how many billions to cut?

    Diarmuid Smyth of the Fiscal Advisory Council on Budget 2014

    Janet Yellan

    Neil Irwin profiles the new Fed chair

    HIQA report on maternity hospitals and the death of Savita Halappanavar

    Philip Boucher-Hayes outlines the report's findings. Plus reaction from Phelim Quinn of HIQA and Gerard O'Donnell, solicitor for Praveen Halappanavar

    Olivia O'Leary

    Radio column on Kilkenny's Central Access Scheme

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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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