Headlines tonight: Man appears in court accused of robbing Alan Bourke; and Backlash against Happy Pear twins for “factually incorrect” video
Here’s some of this evening’s top news on Independent.ie
Man appears in court charged with stealing alcohol and bicycle from Alan Bourke, who died after alleged assault
A 35-year-old man has appeared in court accused of robbing Alan Bourke of alcohol cans and a bicycle in Limerick City on Friday April 15. Mr Bourke (48) was found seriously injured outside Colbert train station on Friday evening April 15 and later died in hospital.
Backlash against Happy Pear twins over ‘factually incorrect’ breast cancer risk reduction video
The Happy Pear twins Stephen and David Flynn face backlash after posting video online Suggest ways to reduce your risk of developing breast cancer through diet.
The minister reacts after it emerges that some terminally ill people are not allowed to die at home due to staff shortages
This was announced by the Minister for the Elderly It is unacceptable that palliative care cannot be provided for some terminally ill patients at the “most vulnerable point of their dying”
Woman (50) dies in swimming tragedy off Greystones
A woman died in it a naval tragedy off the coast of Greystones, Co Wicklow, this afternoon. She was swimming with two others when they got into trouble just after 12:30 p.m.
Gardaí send Leo Varadkar’s “leak” investigation file to DPP for decision on prosecution
Detectives investigate Tánaiste Leo Varadkar about the leak of a confidential government document to his friend Dr. Maitiú Ó Tuathail has sent a file to the DPP, which will decide whether to indict anyone.
In pictures: First check out Ed Sheeran’s new stage as the first night at Croke Park begins
Ed Sheeran performances at Croke Park mark first full-capacity concerts at stadium since pandemic Here’s a look at the stage and the fans arriving before the show starts.
Police are releasing a picture of the suspect after an Irish nun was pulled under a car and left in the gutter
Police have issued a CCTV appeal after an Irish nun was pulled under a car and left in a gully. On the morning of April 11, Sister Louise Gibney parked her car outside a post office in Allerton, Liverpool, and left her vehicle to post a letter.
WATCH: Ukrainian armed forces release video showing women and children holed up at Azovstal Steel Plant
Probes continue to be diagnosed as children with acute hepatitis
The exact cause of the mysterious cases of acute hepatitis – Hepatitis – in young children in Ireland and a growing number of other countries continues to elude scientists.
Google, Twitter and Facebook face fines of 6 percent of sales for hate speech and disinformation
The European Union has reached a landmark agreement Take action against hate speech, disinformation and other harmful content online. The move would force big tech companies to monitor themselves more tightly.
Berlin institute uses experiences from the Second World War to document war crimes in Ukraine
Berlin’s Pilecki Institute, dedicated to researching 20th-century history including Nazi crimes during World War II, uses this experience to study c Gather testimonies from refugees about possible war crimes in Ukraine.
https://www.independent.ie/incoming/evening-headlines-man-appears-in-court-charged-with-robbing-alan-bourke-and-backlash-against-happy-pear-twins-over-factually-wrong-video-41580937.html Headlines tonight: Man appears in court accused of robbing Alan Bourke; and Backlash against Happy Pear twins for “factually incorrect” video