Evening news: Lawyer accused of murder eased bail conditions to take ‘short trip’; and young people leaving New Zealand in droves
Here are the most important headlines of the evening.
The lawyer accused of murder has eased bail conditions so he can go on a “getaway” with the family
A court today temporarily lifted the stay-in and curfew order for Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, 53, who is accused of killing a man in a farmland shooting in Dublin.
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Explainer: Why a night of drama could lie ahead amid a Dáil vote on the National Maternity Hospital
A night of tension and great drama could lie ahead at Leinster House tonight as two Green Party TDs say they will support a Sinn Féin bid for the National Maternity Hospital (NMH).
Why young people are leaving New Zealand in droves
New Zealand has reported a net loss of migrants for the second year in a row as more residents decided to leave the country amid rising costs of living.
Gardaí contacts the man who gave the identity card of murdered mother-of-two Lisa Thompson to Garda Station
Gardaí have video surveillance of the man handing in the card at Finglas Garda Station. A Garda spokesman said after the public appeal that a man had contacted the investigative team and that this witness is currently assisting with their investigation.
Mannok companies seek a High Court injunction preventing Sean Quinn from entering Cavan Quarry
Two companies are seeking a High Court injunction preventing former billionaire and Quinn Group founder Sean Quinn from entering a quarry in Co Cavan.
Chef fined €400 for sexually abusing himself and grabbing Garda’s butt face down in shop toilets
“Something came over” Bruno Da Silva, 31, as he exposed himself and carried out the lewd act in a Marks & Spencer bathroom without knowing who the officer was.
Michael Lynn says in court he didn’t steal a penny and that there was no plan to defraud banks
Former lawyer Michael Lynn said in his multi-million euro theft lawsuit that he had “not stolen a penny” and that there was no system designed to defraud the banks.
Due to the isolated situation, Ireland could be granted a cap on gas prices
Ireland could introduce a Spanish-style cap on gas and coal prices because energy supply here is disconnected from pipelines and infrastructure, the EU said.
Woman jailed after found in possession of nearly €100,000 in crime proceeds
When gardaí asked Lorna Palmer, 35, about two envelopes of around €700 and €2,000, each found in a piggy bank at her Dublin home, she told them she didn’t know why people were throwing money through the door.
Ryanair cabin attendant fined €84,790 after being injured when she slipped on greasy deicer
Fiona Nangle, 40, of Latt Hills, Cavan, is suing the airline over the accident when she fell on the vinyl floor in the front of the cabin shortly after takeoff on a Dublin to Warsaw flight.
Severely disabled woman who allegedly contracted a rare disease from a parrot at the pet shop secures another €1m payout
Patricia Ingle, from Co Limerick, was 19 when she suffered catastrophic injuries after allegedly contracting chlamydial psittacosis – an airborne infection that affects people – in 2008 while working in the Petmania shop on Ennis Road, Limerick can be transmitted from birds to humans.
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