‘We are moving towards a wartime economy’
Ireland is moving towards a “war economy”, with Russia’s invasion of Ukraine driving up the cost of food and many other everyday items, Taoiseach warned yesterday.
The testimony of the Corbett children will be the key to a retrial
Testimony from two children of Limerick businessman Jason Corbett (39 years old) is set to prove central to the US retrial of his killersTom (71) and Molly (37) Martens.
CAMHS scandal ‘just the tip of the iceberg’
Children have been prescribed antidepressants more than 30,000 times in the past 10 years, new figures reveal. Just under a third of these cases – 8,998 – are children 11 and under, according to the latest statistics published under the Freedom of Information Act.
Sinn Féin wipes years of media claims from the site
Sinn Féin has removed thousands of media statements dating back to nearly two decades on its website in recent days, Sunday Independent can reveal.
Second nursing home faces ‘wrong death’ claim
A second false claim related to the Covid-19 pandemic has been brought against a nursing home in Co Dublin. Legal action is being taken against the Tara Winthrop in Swords . Nursing Home by a woman whose mother died of the virus.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine causes a supply chain crisis
Agribusiness, food production, manufacturing and construction are bracing for widespread commodity shortages and inflationary pressures due to the war in Ukraine.
Red tape delays new social housing
The key social housing projects are takes three times longer than government guidelines to get through the planning processesdelays the delivery of plans by years and increases costs.
Man repeatedly raped his sister to appeal conviction
A man repeatedly raped his sister when she was between 9 and 12 years old is appealing his criminal conviction.
Charlie’s ‘Last Wish’ is our commitment to upheld peace
His voice carried passion and motor neuron disease, Charlie Bird declared his “dead wish” in Belfast last Thursday.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-were-heading-towards-war-economy-warns-taoiseach-and-man-who-repeatedly-raped-his-sister-is-appealing-conviction-41439979.html Today’s headline: We’re headed for a wartime economy, warns Taoiseach; and the man who repeatedly raped his sister is appealing the conviction