Here are the top stories on Independent.ie tonight.
Manager who booked a trip to Lanzarote but told her boss she couldn’t make it to a conference because of back problems loses wrongful dismissal case
A manager who told her boss she could not come to a conference because her back was out but had booked a trip to Lanzarote for the same date has lost a €90,000 wrongful dismissal lawsuit.
Man arrested on suspicion of murder Miriam Burns, 75, is released without charge
The man, in his 50s and known to the deceased, was questioned for three days in connection with the killing of the woman hailed as “Killarney’s smiling wife”.
Revealed: The counties with the highest rates of Covid-19
Westmeath, Kilkenny, Tipperary, Sligo, Carlow, Waterford and Donegal have the highest incidence of Covid-19 as the summer wave continues to recede.
Leaked video of Prime Minister Sanna Marin celebrating sparks controversy in Finland
Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin is facing a backlash after a leaked video of her party surfaced on social media on Wednesday.
Gardaí appeal to find two teenage girls last seen in Wexford
Charli and Ruby McGlynn, both aged 15, were last seen around 6.30pm on Saturday 13 August in the Bridgetown area of County Wexford.
Jessica Springsteen will not attend the Dublin Horse Show as expected
Observers of rock star royalty can expect disappointment at the news that Jessica Springsteen, daughter of ‘The Boss’ Bruce, will not be attending the Dublin Horse Show as expected.
‘It’s going to have a big impact on us’ – Keith Long pays tribute to bohemian volunteer Derek Monaghan, who tragically died at the age of 41
Preparations for a key Dublin derby against Shelbourne were no longer important for Bohemians as the club struggled to cope with the loss of popular club volunteer Derek Monaghan on Wednesday.
Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy files changes to Dáil register of members’ interests and apologizes ‘unreservedly’
Taoiseach Micheál Martin has accepted a statement by under-fire junior minister Robert Troy that he failed to report property sales to local authorities.
Brown Thomas sale is completed as new owner takes over Selfridge Group
A sale of the Selfridges Group’s luxury department stores, including Brown Thomas and Arnotts, in Ireland has been completed. The company has been sold by Canadian billionaire family Weston to a joint bid by a Thai retailer and an Austrian real estate company for an alleged £4bn.
A new surge in inflation brings larger interest rate hikes into play, despite the risk of recession
Inflation for the euro zone as a whole hit a new high in July and one of the European Central Bank’s key policymakers said it would continue to tighten.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-news-manager-who-had-trip-to-lanzarote-booked-but-said-she-couldnt-make-conference-due-to-a-bad-back-loses-unfair-dismissal-case-41921588.html Evening news: Manager who booked trip to Lanzarote but said she could not attend conference because of back problems loses wrongful dismissal case