Here are the top stories on Independent.ie tonight.
Gardaí are investigating the hate-related motive behind the brutal murder of Fine Gael activist Aidan Moffitt in Sligo
Gardaí are investigating whether there was a hate-related motive in the brutal murder of Aidan Moffitt in Sligo when they upgraded their investigation to a murder probe.
The gunman who opened fire on the New York subway, injuring 10 people, is ‘still at large’
New York police are looking for a man who… filled a rush-hour subway train with smoke before opening fire on passengers.
Leo Varadkar addresses video of abuse incident: ‘There wouldn’t go a week that someone didn’t hurl abuse’
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar said a video of him circulating online stems from an abusive incident last summer. But he added that not a week goes by that he isn’t verbally abused on the street.
Man who headbutted and whipped his partner is sentenced to 18 months in prison
A 49-year-old man accused in Sligo County Court of assaulting his partner was sentenced to 18 months in prison.
NASA discovers a giant comet heading for Earth
Nasa has spotted a record-breaking comet heading for Earth. Its icy core is larger than ever – About 80 miles across and 50 times larger than the heart of most known comets.
“Think of your reputation” – Garda commissioner warns athletes to consider their involvement in the Kinahan crime gang
Garda Commissioner Drew Harris has urged athletes and businesses to do so Consider her involvement in the Kinahan crime gang.
Dublin Airport is urging travelers not to arrive too early as 500,000 are expected over Easter
Travelers flying via Dublin Airport this Easter were asked not to show up too early.
‘Ireland’s Longest Zipline’ opens this weekend – would you buckle up for 700m at 80km/h?
A 700 m long double zip line will open this Friday, just in time for the Easter holidays. “River Rapid,” as the track is known, will open to the public on April 15 at Colin Glen, the 200 hectare woodland adventure park in Belfast.
Teen who repeatedly punched and kicked a vulnerable man in a “stomach churning” attack that left him bleeding in the brain is given a second chance
A youth who broke parole after filming his ‘stomach-twisting’ attack on a vulnerable Dublin man got the chance to get back on the “straight and narrow path”..
UCD ordered to pay €15,000 to sack a manager who acquired the right to a permanent position when his contract ended
The Industrial Relations Commission has upheld a complaint by Dorota Bruce against her former employerUniversity College Dublin, under Section 14 of the Protection of Workers (Temporary Work) Act, 2003.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-gardai-probe-hate-related-motive-for-brutal-murder-of-aidan-moffitt-in-sligo-and-new-york-subway-gunman-still-on-the-loose-41547341.html Headlines tonight: Gardaí investigate hate motive in brutal murder of Aidan Moffitt in Sligo; and the New York subway shooter still at large