Happy Saint Patrick’s Day. Here are the main news of the morning from Independent.ie.
Taoiseach tests positive for Covid during Saint Patrick’s Day visit to Washington
Taoiseach Michéal Martin tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday after initially testing negative after all members of the Irish delegation visiting Washington were tested and one member received a positive result.
Indo Daily: St. Patrick’s Day in the White House – Is the President wearing a plastic mattress or the real Irish fans?
Fuel prices do not fall despite falling oil prices
Brent crude fell from a high of around $137 ($124€) to $96 (€87) over the past few days, down 30pc, but Gasoline and diesel retailers have defended the non-reduction of petrol and diesel prices at refilling points.
Russia is accused of destroying a theater sheltering 1,000 civilians, Ukraine hopes to have 9 humanitarian corridors operating today
It is the home of the Mariupol theater community – a large, prominent neoclassical building in the city center. But, like much of the city besieged around it, Last night’s Mariupol Theater was no longer a smoldering pile of bricks and mortar.
Blackrock Clinic founder faces disqualification amid claims of fraud
ONE liquidator is seeking order to disqualify co-founder of Blackrock Clinic as a company director in the wake of alleged fraud.
Where you can find the best value pints – and avoid this popular spot unless you want the dearest
After two years of waiting to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a pub, We all want to raise a toast to our patron saint – but for 7.60€ a pint, it could be just one.
Pierre Zakrzewski’s family hopes the mission to bring him home will begin tomorrow
The mother of Irish photojournalist Pierre Zakrzewski (55 years old), who was killed in Ukraine this week, hopefully the mission to bring his body home will start tomorrow.
Russia recruits reinforcements from all over the world
Vladimir Putin is calling on foreign troops and mercenaries for a second wave of fighters, to acknowledge that Russia took significant casualties in Ukraine so far.
Hotel Ireland cancels reservation to make room for refugees
Some hotels in Ireland are currently canceling reservations in efforts to free up space for Ukrainian refugees.
30,000 companies do not disclose details about the owner’s identity
Violations create opportunities for oligarchs and tax evaders. Failure to register ownership details will result in a fine of up to €500,000.
From sky-high house prices to the taste of tea, what do our returning migrants love and hate in Ireland in 2022?
The pandemic has caused a spike in the number of Irish returning to live abroad. In many cases, those one-time migrants have been abroad for decades. How was it finally coming home?
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-taoiseach-tests-positive-for-covid-on-st-patricks-day-washington-visit-blackrock-clinic-founder-faces-disqualification-case-amid-fraud-claims-41455416.html Ireland news headlines today: Taoiseach Michéal Martin tests positive for Covid on St Patrick’s Day, Washington visits Joe Biden; Blackrock Clinic founder faces disqualification amid claims of fraud