Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie
The sale of million-euro houses explodes in the first half of the year
Ireland has seen an explosion in the sale of homes worth over €1million in the last 12 months.
Mourners form special guards of honor at shared funerals for siblings who died on the beach
Special honor guards from sports and community groups will be provided at the joint funeral of a heroic brother who died with the sister he was struggling to rescue from the sea off Kerry last week.
Court officials cut legal fees due to attorneys by a third in 2021
Nearly 7 million euros claimed by lawyers and solicitors for disputed legal fees were not recognized by court officials in decisions last year.
Students remain in limbo as house bookings are cancelled
Students in a college town have reeled after their house bookings for September were canceled as the college housing crisis worsened.
‘It just seems so unfair’ – Stars of the sport pay tribute to tragic hurler Dillon Quirke
RTÉ Sport has paid tribute to Dillon Quirke, 24, the promising young GAA player who died after collapsing on the pitch during a game last Friday.
Sinn Féin is pushing for a €50-a-week increase to help unemployed people tackle cost crunch
Sinn Féin is proposing a nearly €50 weekly increase in unemployment benefits to deal with the cost-of-living crisis.
The average tax refund rises to nearly €1,900 as more people now file claims
The average amount that taxpayers claim back from earnings has risen to nearly €1,900.
Council staff threaten to boycott pay vote over plan to transfer 3,000 workers to Irish Water
Local authority workers have threatened to boycott consecutive public sector pay votes later this month over the transfer of 3,000 workers to Irish Water.
Young girl (4) who died in an accident at Sligo’s caravan park was locally named Alice Dunleavy
The four-year-old, who is from Ballina in Co Mayo but was visiting the trailer park during the holidays, is believed to have been hit by a vehicle in the tragic accident.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/news-headlines-sales-of-million-euro-homes-explode-in-first-half-of-year-girl-4-who-died-in-caravan-park-accident-is-named-41895914.html Headlines: Sales of million-euro houses explode in the first half of the year; Girl (4) who died in an accident on a trailer is named