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Dear Santa, I hope you are well... — Friday 19 December 2014 11.47 It's the most wonderful time of the year, but what are you dreaming of this Christmas? In this 1967 video from RTÉ Archives, a young girl gives her thoughts on Christmas from Dublin's Henry Street.
Dec 19, 2014

Dear Santa, I hope you are well...… spirit level sunday@5 finds the girl @rte

The Outsiders - Our Teenage Life Behind Barriers — Natasha and Minahil have spent much of their childhoods growing up in the direct provision system for asylum seekers. They live in mobile homes in an accommodation centre beside an industrial estate on the edge of Athlone town. There isn't much to do.
Dec 19, 2014

RT @RTEdoconone: Two 13yr old asylum seekers living in mobile homes near Athlone have recorded their lives over the last 4 months…

Liveline Friday 19 December 2014 — WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR STORIES Have you got a story to tell? An issue you want to air publicly? If you'd like to talk to Joe on-air about an issue that concerns you then we want to hear from you.

Free GP care for under sixes possible by Q2 2015 — Friday 19 December 2014 11.54 The HSE has said it hopes to implement free GP care for children under six years by the second quarter of next year. It also plans to have completed implementation of recommendations in the Keane Report on medical card eligibility by the final quarter of next year.

Che Guevara in Dublin 1964 — With USA-Cuban relations back in the news, a timely look back 50 years when Che Guevara made a short visit to Dublin. RTÉ News was at Dublin airport and spoke the legendary revolutionary leader. Argentine-born Major Ernesto Che Guevara, and 'Comandante' of the Cuban Revolution, was interviewed by RTÉ at Dublin Airport, when as Cuban Minister for Industries he was travelling on a diplomatic mission.

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Dutch politician Wilders on racial hatred charge — Thursday 18 December 2014 09.03 Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders is be tried for inciting racial hatred after pledging in March to ensure there were "fewer Moroccans" in the Netherlands, prosecutors said. "The public prosecutor in The Hague is to prosecute Geert Wilders on charges of insulting a group of people based on race and incitement to discrimination and hatred," prosecutors said in a statement.

Drivetime Monday 15 December 2014 — More than 12 people a week die from drug-related causes in Ireland... and according to a new report methadone is involved in one out of every four poisoning deaths. Della Killroy continues her "Methadone Investigation". Report 3 - Overdose Deaths. Report funded with the Mary Raftery Journalism fund.
Dec 18, 2014

Podcast of report three in my Methadone Investigation series on overdose deaths in Ireland - On @RTERadio1 here:…

Sony cancels release of 'The Interview' — Wednesday 17 December 2014 19.57 Five of the top cinema chains in the US have reportedly declined to air Sony Pictures' North Korea parody 'The Interview' after threats from a hacking group. The hackers yesterday warned people to stay away from cinemas showing the film starring James Franco and Seth Rogen.
Dec 18, 2014

Extraordinary sop by Sony, major victory for hacking. RT @RTEScienceTech: Sony cancels release of 'The Interview'…

Advice sought on pregnant woman with brain injury — Wednesday 17 December 2014 21.37 Legal advice is being sought by health authorities regarding a pregnant woman who has suffered a brain trauma. The woman who is in her late 20s has been transferred from Dublin's Beaumont Hospital to the Midland Regional Hospital in Mullingar.
Dec 17, 2014

Hospital seeks legal advice re 16week pregnant woman with brain trauma.…

Christmas Eve Live From Grafton Street Sponsored by KIA — WE WANT TO HEAR YOUR STORIES Have you got a story to tell? An issue you want to air publicly? If you'd like to talk to Joe on-air about an issue that concerns you then we want to hear from you.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @Liveline_RTE: For music, comedy and giveaways join us on the corner of Grafton St, outside the Bailey pub, 9am Christmas Eve >> http://…