Today With Sean O Rourke Wednesday 15 April 2015
Search for Karen Buckley
Julianne Barnes, journalist in Glasgow, joined Sean with the latest this morning as police resumed their search of Dawsholm Park, an area where Karen Buckley's handbag was found in a bin.
Ralph Reigel of the Irish Independent was in Mourne Abbey, Co. Cork where Karen is from, he spoke of how the community have responded to Karen's disappearance.
Help Find Karen Facebook page
Death of Sara Staunton
Earlier this week, a former boxer was sentenced to 10 years in prison for killing his girlfriend in a drink-fuelled row during which he punched her and struck her on the head with beer cans.
Sara Staunton was a mother of two and was just 28 years old when she died.
Her father, Pat Staunton joined Sean in studio.
Read More: Boxer who killed girlfriend in fight sentenced to 10 years, Irish Times, 13th April 2015
Anyone affected domestic violence & Sara's story can ring Women's Aid on 1800 341900 10am to 10pm, 7 days. You can visit their website here.
Gorse Hill Legal Battle Judgement
The Court of Appeal has ruled that Brian and Mary Pat O'Donnell must vacate the house at Gorse Hill in Killiney where they have been living since the end of February.
The Appeal Court upheld the High Court's decision that Bank of Ireland was entitled to an injunction directing Mr and Mrs O'Donnell to leave the property.
Mr and Mrs O'Donnell owe the bank more than 70 million euro.
Orla O'Donnell joined Sean from the Court of Appeal.
Book: Better than Before
Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Project chronicled her attempts to achieve happiness by applying science and positive psychology to her own life.
The book became a phenomenon, staying on the bestseller lists in America for two years and selling two million copies. Legions of fans claim her book made them happier.
Gretchen Rubin is back with a new book, Better Than Before, and she joined Sean from our London studios.
Visit Gretchin's website here for tips and quizzes.
Read More: Meet Gretchen Rubin, the happiness bully, Will Pavia, The Times Magazine, 14th March 2015
Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin is published by Two Roads and is available from the Times Bookshop for £13.49 (RRP £16.99).