Here are some of the evening’s top stories on Independent.ie:
“We never know what’s around the corner” – “Inspirational” Charlie Bird reaches the top of Croagh Patrick
Charlie Bird said, “We never know what’s around the corner” after reaching the summit of Croagh Patrick this afternoon where he was greeted with applause and cheers from his fellow climbers.
Charlie Bird shows true courage to take on Croagh Patrick
Known for his determination to make a story, Charlie needed every ounce of that grit to take on that mountain. reports Colin Brennan, who took part in today’s ascent.
The bond between Shane Murphy and his father was remembered at the pitch-and-putt champion’s funeral
Tributes have been paid to Shane Murphy who was stabbed to death at his home in Carrigaline, Co Cork a week ago. At his funeral mass today He was remembered as a talented and humble man who shared his love of pitching and putting with his father.
“Forensic examination”: How fraudsters start a complex bank card fraud with an SMS
Gardaí are warning the public of a worrying scam this is not only the illegal acquisition of credit cards, but also the use of innocent people to collect those cards.
‘It’s just complete shock and disbelief’ – Sligo and the wider GAA community mourn the loss of Red Óg Murphy
Sligo’s Gaelic Football Community and the GAA World at Large has dealt with the news of the sudden and unexpected loss of the talented player Red Óg Murphy, who died on Friday.
Why more and more people in Ireland are contracting Covid-19 for a second or third time
Covid reinfections appear to be more common in this wave which started with the BA.1 version, followed by the now dominant BA.2.
Retreating Russians are leaving mines behind, says Volodymyr Zelenskyy
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy warned his people that r Evading Russian forces caused “a complete disaster” outside the capital since they leave mines on “all territory”, even around houses and corpses.
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary is calling for the army to be called up to deal with queuing delays at Dublin airport
Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has asked the government to draft 250 military personnel to help deal with the security delays that have hit Dublin Airport in recent weeks.
Former RTÉ expert arrested after being found passed out in car with children in the back seat
Hope Solo, former US women’s soccer star and RTÉ soccer expert was arrested after being found passed out behind the wheel of a vehicle with her two-year-old twins inside, police said.
Two men are on trial over €1.2million cannabis seizures
Two men accused a cannabis resin shipment with an estimated street value of €1.2 million were taken into custody.
“When your child’s needs are 24/7, you have no energy for legal action” – Families are let down by the state
Failure to do so exacerbates the struggles of parents of catastrophically injured childrenhaving to return to court multiple times in a stressful and grueling process.
https://www.independent.ie/incoming/evening-headlines-delight-as-charlie-bird-reaches-croagh-patrick-summit-and-gardai-warn-of-complex-bank-card-scam-41514365.html Headlines of the evening: Joy as Charlie Bird reaches the top of Croagh Patrick; and Gardaí warn of complex bank card fraud