Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie.
Scammer Catriona Carey’s old house is put on the market after redemption for €550,000 a month
Convicted fraudster Catriona Carey’s former home is back on the market with an asking price of more than half a million euros.
Hot drinks, extra layers and more sex – top tips for surviving the severe cold
When the expected cold snap arrives, it is not only important to stay cozy and warm, but also to protect our health. Sharply falling temperatures are linked to poorer health outcomes, from heart attacks to strokes and arthritis. Here are our top five ways to stay warm during the current cold spell without breaking the bank.
Family of slain Capitol cop refuses to shake hand with leading Republican at medal ceremony
The Indo Daily: Keane Mulready-Woods – murdered, dismembered and only 17
Family doctors express concern about the lack of antibiotics to fight strep throat
General practitioners yesterday expressed concern over a shortage of penicillin – the first-line treatment for Strep A infection – when a four-year-old child was confirmed to have died from the virus.
Coldest weather since Beast from the East with -6°C temperatures and wintry showers on the way
Ireland will experience sub-zero temperatures from today as an arctic air mass sweeps across the country bringing the coldest weather since Storm Emma four years ago.
“But I can’t dance” – 2FM DJ Carl is the newest contestant on RTÉ’s DWTS
RTÉ radio presenter Carl Mullan is enjoying a chance to get super fit after being revealed as one of 11 celebrities on Dancing with the Stars.
Home for Christmas: ‘I burst into tears when I got the keys to my own apartment’
Justin Cannon, 52, from Dublin, was homeless for 14 years and said the most important thing people can do this Christmas is to “stop and talk to the homeless man on the street, listen to his story”.
Rate cuts follow as inflation ‘reaches peaks’ – State Street
Inflation has peaked, setting the stage for the current round of painful rate hikes to start reversing by late 2023, led by the US, analysts at global money manager State Street say.
QAnon, a dark prince and a plot to conquer the German parliament
German police said yesterday they had uncovered a real-life conspiracy by far-right militants led by a disgruntled aristocrat to storm the country’s parliament, seize power and install him as king.
“Teachers would rather quit than give up a career break or job sharing,” the union warns
Teachers who are on career hiatus or sharing jobs will give up their posts if they are forced to return to full-time teaching, said a member of the ASTI’s standing committee.
Freezing weather to multiply the cost of heating our homes
The upcoming freezing weather will lead to a massive increase in household energy bills.
Cartel boss Kinahan’s employee becomes a state witness in southern Italy
A close associate of crime boss Daniel Kinahan has reportedly become a state witness and is cooperating with authorities in Italy, the man’s home country.
ICA members warned they could be sued for defamation over WhatsApp chat comments
Members of the Irish Countrywomen’s Association (ICA) have been told they could be sued for defamation over comments made on their local WhatsApp conversations.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/news-headlines-catriona-careys-old-home-goes-on-market-for-550k-a-month-after-repossession-strep-a-threat-raises-penicillin-shortage-fears-42203943.html Headlines: Catriona Carey’s old house goes on the market for €550,000 a month after repossession; Strep A threat raises fears of penicillin shortages