Today With Sean O Rourke Friday 31 January 2014
Meredith Kercher Murder
Seven years on from the murder of Leeds student Meredith Kercher in an apartment in Perugia...an Italian court has reinstated the guilty verdicts against Amanda Knox and her co-accused, Raffaele Sollecito.
Ms Knox, an American citizen who has always protested her innocence in the killing, has vowed never to return to Italy and to do all she can to avoid being imprisoned again.
The Daily Telegraph’s Rome Correspondent, Nick Squires was in court for the verdict yesterday and he joined Sean this morning
The water story sloshes on – the ESRI said this week that Irish Water could incur extra costs of between €1.5bn and €2bn. Overground or underground, the Government appears to have hit a boggy patch over the pylons issue. Elsewhere, Michael Noonan said what most people think, that AIB bankers do not deserve bonuses until their performances improve.
Whistleblower, Maurice McCabe appeared before the PAC as the penalty points issue hots up and oin the European Court of Human Rights, abuse survivor, Louise O’Keeffe finally received an apology fomr Enda Kenny after the European Court of Human Rights deemed the state liable for the sexual abuse she suffered while a national school pupil.
To discuss and more Sean was joined by Sheila Nunan General Secretary of the Irish National Teachers' Organisation INTO; Paul Melia, Environment Correspondent Irish Independent; Independent Senator Jillian Van Turhout and Emer Costello MEP.