Here’s some of the evening’s biggest news on Independent.ie
Budget 2023: How possible measures could affect people who earn less than €60,000 a year
We take a look at the income tax cuts, child benefit hikes, energy relief and other proposals on the table before September 27th. What to expect for families and individuals earning less than €60,000 a year?
Two women “sexually assaulted in line to see Queen lay in state,” the court said
Adio Adeshine, 19, reportedly stripped naked and pushed into mourners from behind as they waited in line at Victoria Tower Gardens on Wednesday after Westminster Hall opened its doors to the public.
New increase in garbage fees for 140,000 households
Another increase in garbage fees is imminent. The waste collection department of the semi-state Bord na Móna has imposed the second price increase this year on its thousands of customers.
Garth Brooks, Week 2: Dublin’s O’Connell Street is looking more like Nashville as fans flock to the city again
With three hugely successful shows under his belt, Brooks is putting on his penultimate performance tonight – and fans are hoping it’s going to be every bit as good as they envisioned.
New Covid vaccines to protect against the latest Omicron variants are due to be launched next month as a booster shot
New Covid-19 vaccines protecting against strains of the Omicron variant are due to be added here for booster shots from next month, Health Secretary Stephen Donnelly said today.
“I thought if I came at 2am it would be a little quieter” – David Beckham queues for hours to see Queen Elizabeth in state
David Beckham queued to see Queen Elizabeth in state at 2am today and appeared emotional as he approached her coffin after a 13-hour wait. The former soccer star had joined thousands of other people in the five-mile line.
Man who claims he was sexually abused by a Catholic priest settles High Court damages claim at €350,000
In his Friday ruling, Judge Garrett Simons approved the settlement of the now 60-year-old man’s assault lawsuit against Sacred Heart Missionary Education Trust and his alleged abuser.
Gardaí said nine-week-old baby ‘fell down stairs’ with serious injuries
Gardaí and the emergency services were told that a nine-week-old girl fighting for her life “fell down the stairs”. The Louth infant is currently seriously ill at Temple Street Children’s Hospital in Dublin.
Progress for MetroLink as a planning application for Dublin’s new railway line is due to be submitted by the end of the month
Official notices, to be published tomorrow, say full details of the application for Dublin’s mainly underground railway line will be published online from 29 September.
Donegal man bit a bouncer and blackened another’s eye while drinking after a football match
A Co Donegal man bit a bouncer and bruised another after getting drunk after a football match.
Significant concerns over the new road for the 142 bed ‘target hotel’ on the Howth Peninsula
Fingal Borough Council has expressed “significant concerns” over plans to build a new road to serve a new 142-room “Target” hotel for Howth in north Dublin.
Lobby groups are calling on the government to scrap the newspaper tax in the 2023 budget
In a joint presentation, the representatives of national and regional newspapers outlined the challenges facing the industry and called for VAT on newspapers and digital subscriptions to be reduced to 0 percent in the coming budget.
‘People think of a hospice as a sad, dark place, but it’s very vibrant and positive’: Woman flies coffee to Aran Islands for hospice fundraiser
A woman’s charity event for her local hospice is about to start as she helps fly coffee to the Aran Islands for Ireland’s biggest coffee morning.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-new-hike-in-bin-charges-to-hit-140000-households-and-uk-court-hears-two-women-sexually-assaulted-in-queue-for-queen-elizabeth-lying-in-state-41995295.html Headlines in the evening: Another increase in garbage fees for 140,000 households; and a British court is hearing two women who were sexually assaulted in the Queen Elizabeth queue, which is in state