Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie.
Man, 36, ‘fell’ on knife, claims female suspect, 40, arrested after fatal stabbing
Gardaí are investigating whether a man discovered with a fatal knife wound in a Dublin flat has been dead for several days.
“I still don’t know what happened” – widow of an Irish man killed near Kyiv while looking for answers
Pierre Zakrzewski, 55, who grew up in Leopardstown, Dublin, was covering the Russian invasion of Ukraine when he was killed on March 14 during Russian shelling outside Kyiv. Eight months later, the circumstances of his death remain a mystery to his wife.
Rise in thefts ‘due to cost of living crisis’ – Garda boss
Gardaí have warned of an expected seasonal increase in burglaries in the coming months. This week there have been 41 arrests across Dublin against suspects in burglary and theft.
Meta will begin laying off employees this morning, Mark Zuckerberg reportedly told executives
Facebook owner Meta will begin laying off employees around 11am Irish time today.
“There were priests in Blackrock that you stayed away from,” says MEP Andrews
Fianna Fáil, MEP Barry Andrews, has called the sexual abuse revelations at Dublin’s Blackrock College “disgusting”.
‘It’s like my dirty laundry’ – Shane MacGowan goes in search of new pot of gold when he launches his art book
Legendary Pogues frontman Shane MacGowan has said his new book The Eternal Buzz & The Crock of Gold is showing his “dirty laundry” upon its release in Ballsbridge, Dublin.
‘I’ve Won Many Favors’ – rave reviews for a Dublin actor’s dystopian film, which was produced for under €30,000
The filmmaker behind an Irish short, which was made for a pittance and has won countless awards, said he was overwhelmed by the response.
The Advocacy Service for Vulnerable People Living in Long-Term Care records nearly 1,500 new cases
The “desire to change residence” and financial concerns were the main reasons why vulnerable people in long-term care and other settings turned to the Sage advocacy agency for help last year.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/morning-headlines-man-36-fell-on-knife-claims-female-suspect-40s-who-was-arrested-after-fatal-stabbing-meta-layoffs-will-begin-this-morning-mark-zuckerberg-reportedly-told-execs-42129864.html Morning headlines: Man, 36, ‘fell’ on knife, claims female suspect, 40, arrested after fatal stabbing; Layoffs at Meta will begin this morning, Mark Zuckerberg reportedly told executives