Here are the morning’s top stories.
Girl (17) died in hospital with serious injuries in car accident on public holidays
A 17-year-old girl who was seriously injured in a car accident on Bank Holiday Sunday has sadly passed away. The collision occurred at 9.15pm on Sunday 1 May at Meenformal, Glen, Carraig Airt, Co Donegal.
How we pay €250 more for electricity than the EU average
I rish households pay €250 more each year for their electricity than our European counterparts.
Global temperature is likely to rise by 1.5C over the next five years, the report warns
The probability that global temperature rise will reach the critical 1.5 degree warming within the next five years is now 50/50 and rising.
Claim that two senior Gardaí “interfered” in the investigation into child abuse
An alleged child sexual abuse victim claimed two high-ranking Gardaí unlawfully interfered in the investigation of her case, preventing suspects from being brought to justice.
Ministers approve a monthly payment of 400 euros for taking in refugees
Senior ministers are expected this week to agree a monthly payment of €400 for households to take in refugees.
Dawn Meats employee wins wrongful dismissal case after a private investigator is sent to his farm following a workplace injury
A farmer whose employer sent a private investigator to photograph him at work after he was injured at work has been awarded €12,000.
The rise in attacks on people by ‘stray’ dogs is prompting a call for a safety campaign for owners
Dog attacks on humans and other dogs have increased over the past five years. Between 2016 and 2021, 1,705 attacks on humans were reported, with numbers increasing each year.
The Indo Daily: Stay in your lane – Why can’t we advocate for more bike lanes?
The Indo Daily – Stay in your lane: Why can’t we push for more bike lanes?
Hay fever sufferers in Ireland hit by lack of folk medicine
A spokeswoman for the Health Products Regulatory Authority (HPRA) said one of the most commonly used medicines for hay fever, Piriton 4 mg tablets, is in short supply.
The heroic dog Patron is decorated by President Zelensky after finding more than 150 explosives
Trinity scientists discover a “glue” that sticks the deadly superbug MRSA to the skin
A protein that allows the deadly ‘superbug’ MRSA to attach itself to the skin and cause infection has been identified by scientists at Trinity College Dublin.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-girl-17-seriously-injured-in-bank-holiday-crash-dies-in-hospital-how-we-pay-250-more-for-electricity-than-eu-average-41631865.html Today’s headlines: Girl (17) seriously injured in accident on public holidays dies in hospital; How we pay €250 more for electricity than the EU average