Here are the top stories on Independent.ie tonight.
Met Éireann is issuing a low temperature warning in Status Orange as it shows how long the cold snap will last
Met Éireann has issued a status orange low temperature and ice warning for 19 counties. The alert covers counties Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Louth, Meath, Offaly, Westmeath, Cavan, Monaghan, Clare, Cork, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary, Galway, Leitrim and Roscommon.
A man, 40, was found dead in a Dublin property in “unexplained circumstances”.
A man has been found dead in Dublin under mysterious circumstances. Gardaí in Shankill have launched an investigation following the discovery of a body in suspicious circumstances this afternoon in Ballybrack.
Gardaí arrested man after woman, 51, died when car collided with pedestrians after funeral
Gardaí have arrested a motorist after a car drove into two groups of mourners talking on the side of the road in a Cork village following separate local funerals.
Enoch Burke pleads three times to be freed by Mountjoy as parents clash with judges
Enoch Burke has asked a judge to release him from prison but the request was denied because he continues to refuse to obey orders from the High Court.
Wexford man, 91, lucky after gas explosion destroyed his home – ‘Daddy’s house is gone’
An explosion caused by a gas leak has destroyed the home of a Wexford pensioner. John Kearns, 91, was at his home in Clone, Ferns, Co. Wexford with his son Andrew when the disaster struck in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The Dáil channels Elvis while Micheál Martin takes on his final Leaders’ Questions
Scientists are finally reaching the “holy grail” of nuclear fusion power
Scientists have announced a major breakthrough in nuclear fusion power, achieving a net energy gain for the first time ever.
Accountant wrongfully fired for cocaine addiction receives €20,000 reward
An accountant who believed he would still have a job after going into rehab for his cocaine addiction – only to be told he’d been gone “too long” – has been fined €20,000 for unfair dismissal.
Kerry couple accidentally reveal engagement in the news – ‘It was the end of trying to keep it a secret!’
Anthony and Emma had just returned home to Dublin Airport from a memorable trip to New York City where Anthony popped the question. As the couple were exiting the airport, they were stopped by a Virgin Media News journalist and this is where Anthony and Emma’s plans to keep their engagement a secret went straight out the window.
Amazon worker appears in court in connection with alleged street riots
A father of three has appeared in court for confronting a truck driver with a 9-inch kitchen knife in a traffic incident earlier this year.
US talk show host David Letterman visits the famous fishmonger in Dublin
American talk show host and comedian David Letterman was spotted in Dublin on Tuesday. The writer-producer paid a visit to Cavistons in Glasthule and spent some time chatting with the owner, Peter.
Shane MacGowan’s wife is keeping her fingers crossed that he will be home for Christmas
Shane MacGowan’s wife has given fans another update on the singer’s health after he was hospitalized last week. Taking to social media today, Victoria Mary Clarke said she hopes the Pogues frontman will be fired tomorrow.
Man who hit his partner out of jealous anger said to his son: “Mom often fell on dad’s fist,” according to the court
A man who was acquitted of raping his partner but admitted assaulting her said to his son: “Mammy fell daddy’s fist many times,” a court has heard. The man made the comments about his son after the then 10-year-old boy asked what happened to cause his mother’s facial injuries. The Garda investigating the case told the Central Criminal Court it was “the most chilling” thing it had ever heard.
Explainer: How the government hopes to fix the housing crisis with a major planning overhaul
The government has signed a bill to overhaul the state planning system as part of efforts to tackle the housing crisis.
Thousands of items are being sent back to the UK every day after failed customs checks, according to a Post
Thousands of items ordered by Irish consumers from UK websites and other sellers are being returned by An Post because they fail EU customs checks, the head of Ireland’s postal service has said.
A woman accused of murdering father-of-seven has had her behavior “severely compromised” after a stabbing attack, the court hears
The jury in the trial of a woman accused of murdering a father of seven in a “completely willful murder” heard today that the woman’s behavior appeared “extremely impaired” immediately after the stabbing.
Reality TV star Stephen Bear guilty of sharing ex-girlfriend Georgia Harrison’s private sex tape on OnlyFans
Reality TV star Stephen Bear has been found guilty of sharing a video of himself having sex with ex-girlfriend Georgia Harrison on website OnlyFans and could face jail time.
Nurse locked nursing home resident in his room after he assaulted her, inquest hears
A nurse has been accused of professional misconduct over the false detention of a resident who assaulted her at a care home in Armagh eight years ago.
Schoolgirl left scarred after acid sprayed on her face in science class settles €45,000 lawsuit
A schoolgirl who accidentally got acid splashed on her face during a science class has settled her claim in the High Court for €45,000. Sarah Coleman was part of a freshman science class when accidentally splashed sulfuric acid on her.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-status-orange-weather-warning-reveals-how-long-cold-snap-will-last-man-40s-found-dead-in-unexplained-circumstances-in-dublin-42217160.html Headlines tonight: Orange status weather warning reveals how long cold snap will last; Man (40) found dead in Dublin under “unexplained circumstances”.