“We know what we need to do, how to do it and at what cost”
Russian President Vladimir Putin used a rally in front of a crowded football stadium today to justify the invasion of Ukraine. Tens of thousands of people waving Russian flags were promised that all Kremlin goals would be achieved.
Public alert to find missing mother and children
A mother and her two young children have been missing in Drogheda since yesterday and now gardaí is issuing a public warning to find the family.
The Taoiseach may visit the US later this year
The Taoiseach Micheál Martin may revisit the United States later this year after his St Patrick’s Day outing was ruined after testing positive for Covid-19.
Blackmore makes history by winning the Gold Cup
Rachael Blackmore has continued to etch himself into racing folklore She added the Boodles Cheltenham Gold Cup to last year’s Grand National A Plus Tard to a resounding success in the hunt for the blue ribbon.
“A man of great kindness and an important leader”
Jim Kelly, Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations, has died suddenly. Mr Kelly was Ireland’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the United Nations and previously served as Ireland’s Ambassador to Canada.
Ireland to sunbathe in glorious spring weather
Pack your picnic baskets because Ireland is Prepare for a spell of glorious spring weather to mark St Patrick’s extended break.
Gardaí launch investigation into animal cruelty after battered wild rabbit is recovered from cage
Gardaí investigate an illegal dog hunting and fighting ring in Tipperary after the gruesome discovery of a partially mauled wild rabbit in a cage.
Dealing with a despot
Ireland is staunchly opposed to Saudi Arabia’s mass executions, but we depend heavily on their energy, particularly since the invasion of Ukraine, while increasing trade makes criticism of human rights abuses less likely, writes John Meagher.
An Irish aid convoy arrives at the Ukraine-Polish border with urgent supplies
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/evening-headlines-putin-tells-mass-rally-that-russia-will-prevail-in-ukraine-tributes-paid-as-irish-representative-to-un-jim-kelly-dies-suddenly-41463376.html Headlines tonight: Putin tells mass rally Russia will be victorious in Ukraine; Honors as Irish Representative to the UN Jim Kelly dies suddenly