Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie.
The suspect was caught on CCTV near Kerry’s grandmother’s home before the murder
Gardaí have obtained CCTV footage of a man they believe is the prime suspect in the murder of 75-year-old grandmother Miriam Burns.
“Widespread grief and shock” after a young boy dies in a 4×4 crash
A young boy died in a road accident in Co Roscommon yesterday morning.
Renters must earn a salary of up to €95,000 for some new developments as companies conduct affordability checks
Estate agents require tenants of new Dublin developments to meet a certain income limit, at which rent cannot exceed 40 per cent of their net income.
In the light of music: Partying PM undergoes drug test as Finnish leader’s second video emerges
Finland’s prime minister said she underwent a drug test after new footage surfaced of her dancing with a Finnish pop star.
“I spend 60 percent of my salary on rent, which makes it difficult for me to go out and enjoy the social scene.”
A student, who spends almost 60 per cent of her income on rent, said the lack of disposable money she has left over at the end of the month has affected her ability to enjoy life in Dublin.
Indo Daily: The King Of Chemo – Iain Ward’s World Record Is Trying To Beat Terminal Cancer – And He Needs Your Help!
The Indo Daily: The King Of Chemo – Iain Ward’s World Record Is Trying To Beat Terminal Cancer – And He Needs Your Help!
Letters show Collins to be obsessed with his “dear Kitty,” but historians are divided as to whether they consummated their love
In June 1922, Kitty Kiernan wrote one of her most passionate letters to her fiancé, Michael Collins. It has led historians to speculate as to whether the pair ever had sex during their brief relationship or abstained from “sins of the flesh” as devout Catholics.
“Building was not deemed fit for purpose but suitable for our students”
Headmaster Billy Redmond envies the state-of-the-art elementary school and wonders why his students have to accept second best. While primary school students reap the benefits of modern facilities, his North Wicklow Educate Together Secondary School (NWETSS) faces a different reality, having moved into the former primary school building and awaiting a permanent base.
Woof justice as a man is convicted of biting a police dog
A man has been sentenced to eight months in prison after biting a police dog and assaulting an officer.
“Twindemic” of the flu and the new Covid wave hitting this winter
Ireland is on course for a ‘twindemic’ this autumn and winter as experts forecast a resurgence of flu alongside another wave of Covid-19.
Chaos in school bus system as applications for seats mount amid serious driver shortages
A sharp surge in applications for a seat on the school bus, combined with a shortage of drivers, is causing chaos for families ahead of the new school year.
“When she was found, I said nobody would ever be caught for it” – 25 years later, the family of the murdered taxi driver say they have little hope of a breakthrough if the worst comes to the worst
It has been almost 25 years since mother of two Eileen Costello O’Shaughnessy was murdered in Galway.
Almost 48,000 Ukrainian refugees have arrived in Ireland since the war began, CSO figures show
The number of Ukrainians arriving in Ireland has risen by 3,300 in the past three weeks, new data shows.
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