Putin ‘did not show willingness to end war with Ukraine’
Russian President Putin does not show goodwill to end the war with Ukraine In a phone call on Saturday with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, a French presidential official said.
Taoiseach emphasizes ‘strength and unity in EU response’ to Ukraine war
Taoiseach “emphasizes the strength and unity of the EU response” to the war in Ukraine in a bilateral meeting with the British Prime Minister before watching the Ireland-England rugby match together.
President leads tributes to legendary singer-songwriter Pete St John
Legendary singer-songwriter Pete St John has died aged 90. President Michael D Higgins paid tribute to the artist, who is known for writing songs including ‘The Fields of Athenry’ and ‘The Rare Ould Times’.
Met Éireann issues weather warnings for 14 counties
The weekend is set to be very unsettling across the country with forecast heavy rain and strong wind. The Met Éireann has issued a Weather Yellow wind warning for seven counties and a Weather Yellow rain warning for another seven, with two counties in Munster on both wind and rain warnings.
McEntee ‘pushes’ to reopen Tayto Park under lockdown, letters show
Attorney General Helen McEntee on behalf of Tayto Park owner Ray Coyle as the attraction is looking to reopen as the third wave of Covid-19 hits the country.
Russian Embassy in Ireland declares Ukraine maternity hospital bombing a ‘hoax’
The Russian Embassy in Ireland issued a statement to the Irish media, asserting that the bombing of a maternity hospital in Ukraine was a “Hook, carefully orchestrated by Ukrainian nationalists”.
Ukraine captain on Lough Foyle lost family in bomb explosion
A Ukrainian man who captained a ship on Lough Foyle lost his wife, daughter and mother in a bomb explosion during the country’s invasion of Russia.
‘I have never looked down on another human being, but now I do’ – said Mary McAleese
Former President Mary McAleese has condemned the actions of Russian President Putin for his country’s act of invading Ukraine. Ms. McAleese also revealed she wrote a letter to the Russian Ambassador to IrelandYuriy Filatov, three times since the war began on February 24.
Ireland in the hunt for the Six Nations title after a sensational win over 14-man England at Twickenham
Victory for Ireland at Twickenham is rare and often fantasticbut at the end of this strange and distorted part, the players could barely muster a raised arm.
Zelensky in challenging message to Russia on Kyiv
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-putin-did-not-show-a-willingness-to-end-war-in-call-with-macron-and-scholz-legendary-singer-songwriter-pete-st-john-dies-aged-90-41439761.html Evening headlines: Putin ‘did not show willingness to end war’ in phone call with Macron and Scholz; Legendary singer-songwriter Pete St John dies aged 90