Here are all the morning’s major headlines from Independent.ie
“Political leaders, do not be afraid of Putin, we are not afraid” – in the monastery at the heart of the Ukrainian resistance
At a Redemptorist shrine just 20 km from the Polish border, men, women and children gather to work and seek shelter, and each plays a part in Ukraine’s lively resistance.
Woman, 30, dies in hospital after being shot in the chest in Dublin
A woman has died in hospital after suffering gunshot wounds to her chest in an incident in Finglas, north Dublin.
The Left Wing Live: Sinéad Kissane moderates our Six Nations post-match analysis
Dublin builder Joe Cosgrave leaves behind a fortune of €71m
The late home builder and developer Joe Cosgrave left behind a fortune worth more than €71m gross but this has been reduced to a net worth of more than €16m, according to documents filed with the Probate Office in Dublin last week.
The Ashbourne Ice Cream Vendor ready for battle
Pawel, an ice cream vendor from Ashbourne, County Meath, is the soldier tasked with guiding volunteers across the Polish border at Medyka into Ukraine. Born in Poland, he left his wife and two children, aged seven and 14, and his business in Co Meath to join the so-called International Legion of Ukraine two weeks ago.
Micheál Martin does not expect Tony Holohan to be called into the Covid probe
Taoiseach Micheál Martin does not expect HSE chief Paul Reid or chief medical officer Tony Holohan to be called as witnesses during a Covid investigation.
“HSE did not protect me from sexual abuse by my father”
A lawsuit by rape survivor and activist Fiona Doyle against the HSE for allegedly failing to protect her from her pedophile father is “finally making headway,” she said.
HSE passed on 140 million euros to consulting firms in four years
According to figures from the Sunday Independent, the HSE spent almost €45m on professional services from major consultancies last year and has spent almost €140m on them over the past four years.
TD and assistant senators earn less than living wages
Secretarial assistants are paid 24,324 euros a year – a rate set for the role in a “past time”. Now they are pushing for change.
“We just wanted to help where we could” – Longford family returning from delivering aid to Ukrainians
A Longford father and daughter returned home this weekend after traveling across Europe to deliver a huge truckload of humanitarian aid to Ukrainians fleeing the Russian invasion.
Signs of real economic recovery as the capital has its busiest St Patrick’s Day in five years
The Irish economy is showing the first signs of a business boom this weekend as the capital records the biggest crowds for a St Patrick’s Day in five years.
Hospital staff are feeling the strain as St Vincent ‘has never been so busy’.
Advisors are concerned about the pressure hospitals are coming under due to the surge in Covid-19 cases.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-news-headlines-dublin-builder-leaves-71m-fortune-and-inside-the-monastery-at-the-heart-of-ukraines-resistance-41466283.html Today’s headlines: Dublin builder leaves €71m fortune; and inside the monastery in the heart of the Ukrainian resistance