Here’s some of the top news from tonight on Independent.ie
DUP MLA files complaints with Uefa and Scottish Police over ‘Up the ‘Ra’ chanting as Vera Pauw apologizes
Vera Pauw and the Ireland squad have apologized for the “injury” caused by singing a controversial song following their success in last night’s World Cup qualifier, while a DUP MLA has now lodged a complaint with Scottish Police, UEFA and Scottish Police has filed FAI
The Sky Sports presenter asks Irish star Chloe Mustaki if players need “education” after the ‘Up the Ra’ chant
Sky Sports News presenter Rob Wotton has grilled Irish soccer star Chloe Mustaki on whether “education is needed” after video surfaced of Ireland’s players singing a chant with the lyrics “up the RA ‘ sang.
Jeni Larmour: Coroner accepts there was no evidence student (18) was forced to take ketamine before she died on day one of university
A coroner has accepted that there is no evidence Co Armagh student Jeni Larmour, 18, was ‘pressured or coerced’ into taking a deadly mix of alcohol and ketamine in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
Students plead guilty to fraud where €10,000 was withdrawn from a Sligo customer’s bank account
Three students have pleaded guilty to theft and money laundering charges in a count of €10,000 stolen from a Bank of Ireland customer’s Stephen Street account, the Sligo Circuit Court heard.
Dublin man who put his arms around his partner’s neck and said he would kill her avoids jail
A man who punched and kicked his ex-partner in a “savage” attack before standing on her neck and telling her he was going to kill her has been sentenced to a full suspended jail sentence.
‘Always side by side’: Mother and 13-year-old son buried at fourth funeral after Creeslough tragedy
Catherine O’Donnell and her son James Monaghan, who died in the blast in Co Donegal last week, are remembered as a mother and son who were always “side by side”.
Angela Lansbury’s Irish homeland: Newly released interview reveals how moving to Cork allowed Star and her family to ‘start our lives anew’
In an interview recorded more than a decade ago – but only released after her death was announced yesterday – the Murder, She Wrote star revealed that her move to Cork played a key role in preserving her children before the seek to save.
RTÉ is grilled by TDs after backlash over a canceled interview with Shane Ross
The Oireachtas Media Committee has agreed to call RTÉ Director General Dee Forbes ahead of a meeting to discuss editorial decision-making amid the controversy over a new book about Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald.
Chief Medical Officer lays out when face mask mandate could return in new Covid-19 winter plan
Decisions to reintroduce mandatory face masks in response to the Covid-19 threat will not be triggered based on a specific number of infections but will be assessed at a “point in time,” the health ministry’s new winter pandemic plan said today.
Sinn Féin campaign worker who assaulted sick pensioner while hanging Mary Lou McDonald posters has had his sentence reduced
A Sinn Féin campaign worker convicted of robbing a chronically ill pensioner while posting campaign posters in Dublin has been reduced to a six-month prison sentence on appeal.
Speed camera operators “learn musical instruments and earn degrees” while in their vans
Go Safe speed camera van operators have been using their time in the vans during speed enforcement sessions to learn musical instruments and study for diplomas and degrees, a Workplace Relations Commission hearing has been told.
The Oireachtas Committee wants an Irish dance body to appear before it amid an alleged controversy over Feis’ arrest
A world-renowned dance teacher and former Riverdance star has called on the government to launch an independent investigation into the Feis Fixing scandal.
https://www.independent.ie/incoming/evening-headlines-sky-sports-presenter-asks-ireland-star-if-players-need-education-after-chant-students-plead-guilty-after-10000-bank-scam-42062162.html Headlines tonight: Sky Sports presenter asks Ireland star if players need ‘education’ after chant; Students plead guilty to €10,000 bank fraud