Here are the top stories on Independent.ie tonight.
Dublin Airport: 37 flights have been canceled today and thousands have been hit by cancellations and delays in freezing weather
Thousands of passengers have had their flights canceled and many more faced hours of delay at Dublin Airport today as airlines struggled to de-ice their planes.
Andrew McGinley is “surprised” when his wife, who killed three children, is being considered for a partial discharge from Central Mental Hospital
Deirdre Morley, who killed her three children, has applied for partial release from Central Mental Hospital. The children’s father, Andrew McGinley, confirmed to the Irish Independent that he was aware of the development, adding he was “surprised” to hear she could be considered for the program so soon.
A criminal who broke into Conor McGregor’s pub in Dublin is in prison
A notorious criminal who broke into Conor McGregor’s pub and was later caught with a realistic imitation firearm has been arrested.
Croatia defeated Brazil on penalties to secure their place in the World Cup semi-finals
Croatia threw Brazil out of the World Cup. The 2018 runners-up survived their second consecutive penalty shoot-out after also beating Japan on penalties in the round of 16 and will now face either the Netherlands or Argentina, who meet later.
Gardaí are laying claim to asylum seekers involved in mass brawl in Wicklow town
No residents of the local direct supply center were involved in a brawl involving up to 20 youths outside Phil Healy’s pub in the town of Wicklow on Saturday night, Gardaí have confirmed. While some social media accounts claimed the fight involved asylum seekers from the Grand Hotel, Superintendent Declan McCarthy was quick to dismiss those rumours.
Dancing with the Stars: Comedian Kevin McGahern has been announced as the final celebrity contestant
Comedian Kevin McGahern has been announced as the final celebrity to appear on Dancing with the Stars. A native of Cavan, he is a comedian, author, actor and television host. After spending several years as a stand-up host, his career spanned to television shows such as Republic of Telly and Clear History.
Christina Anderson’s husband says at murder trial they smoked an average of €200-250 worth of cannabis per month
Christina Anderson, the husband accused of murder, has said before his wife’s trial that they smoked an average of €200 to €250 worth of cannabis per month prior to their stabbing.
The arctic blast will continue into next week as Met Éireann issues an icy fog warning
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow frost fog warning for the whole country. The national forecaster has also extended its ice warning and both warnings remain in place until 12pm on Saturday.
Legendary DJ and presenter Ronan Collins is stepping down from the daily music show on RTÉ after 43 years
Ireland’s best known DJ, Ronan Collins, is stepping down from his daily music and wish show after 43 years.
Luxury retailer Flannels meets Ireland with premium brands in Blanchardstown
Burberry and Balmain are now living happily in Blanchardstown and Balenciaga is reportedly on the road next week.
Singer Mary Coughlan was warned in court that an intruder had a knife
A criminal case has heard how popular singer Mary Coughlan was warned that an intruder had a knife after he returned to find a break-in at her Wicklow home nearly two years ago.
Workers protest the cut in opening hours at Bunratty Castle and Folk Park
Siptu said its Shannon Group members had been told the popular tourist site would cease operations seven days a week from January 9.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-37-flights-cancelled-at-dublin-airport-as-thousands-affected-by-delays-criminal-who-burgled-conor-mcgregors-pub-jailed-42208957.html Headlines tonight: 37 flights canceled at Dublin Airport as thousands are delayed; Criminal who broke into Conor McGregor’s pub jailed