Water supplies under pressure in 60 areas amid heatwave
Water supplies in more than 60 locations across the country are under pressure as warm weather and droughts continue.
The Drumcondra shooting victim was wrapped in bags and hidden in a closet
Gardaí found the decomposing remains of a 28-year-old man who was shot dead in a Dublin apartment last week, hidden in a wardrobe in the property’s bedroom.
The FBI raids Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate and searches the ex-president’s private safe
Donald Trump said FBI agents raided his Mar-a-Lago property and broke into his safe on Monday, which his son admitted was part of an investigation into Trump’s movement of official presidential records from the White House to his Florida resort .
“To think he won’t grace the field again is tough – teammate pays tribute to Dillon Quirke
A team-mate of Tipperary hurling star Dillon Quirke, who was on the court with him last Friday night when the 24-year-old died, has spoken of the “devastation” his death has caused.
More than five decades after the founding of the Capuchin Center, Brother Kevin is retiring
At the age of 87, Brother Kevin Crowley will retire from Dublin’s Capuchin Day Centre, which has helped generations of homeless people and families affected by rising poverty and drug addiction.
Man, 29, in critical condition after up to 10 teenagers were attacked in George’s Dock
A 29-year-old man who was the victim of a violent attack at a Luas station in the city center on Sunday night was attacked by up to 10 young men, Independent.ie has learned.
The decision to defer retirement at age 66 will prove costly
People deferring their state pension at 66 under radical plans the government is working on would have to live for decades to recoup from the move.
Olivia Newton John dies at the age of 73
Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John has died at the age of 73, her husband has confirmed.
The IRFU may exclude transgender women from female-to-female contact competitions
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) may ban transgender women from female-contact rugby competitions as they conduct a review of their transgender policy.
In the dairy heartland, fears are rising about nitrates and climate targets
The government has been accused of conducting a regulatory “pincer movement” in Ireland’s dairy heartland.
Schoolgirl, 11, enrolls in Leaving Cert math challenge to raise awareness of scarce autism services across the country
An 11-year-old girl who took the Junior Cert math assignment two months ago to raise money for autistic services has set a goal to complete the Leaving Cert next year.
The central bank could regulate ATM operators for fear of losing access to cash
The government is considering giving the central bank powers to regulate ATM operators.
Toxic Giggs headbutted his ex-partner as he revealed his ugly and sinister side, the trial said
Ryan Giggs headbutted his girlfriend after cheating on her, a court heard yesterday when the former footballer was accused of having a “sinister side”.
Attacking a nuclear complex is a suicidal thing – alert for shelling at a facility
International concern over the weekend’s shelling of Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia nuclear complex mounted yesterday as Kyiv and Moscow swapped blame for the attacks while trying to assuage fears their battle for control of the power plant could trigger a disaster.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-heatwave-threatens-water-supply-with-60-areas-at-risk-drumcondra-shooting-victim-wrapped-in-bags-and-hidden-in-wardrobe-41898615.html Today’s headlines: Heatwave threatens water supply with 60 areas at risk; Drumcondra shooting victims wrapped in bags and hidden in the closet