Here’s the morning’s biggest news.
Garda investigates if a woman ordered her partner to murder Lisa Thompson out of jealousy
The main investigation in the case is understood to be whether the man’s partner – who was also arrested yesterday – became jealous of his relationship with the murdered Lisa Thompson.
Coalition split over eco-measures against farmers ahead of no-confidence vote
Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are trying to stave off drastic cuts in agricultural emissions that would dramatically reduce cattle numbers. Ahead of a vote of confidence in the government tonight, it’s still unknown how two rebel Green TDs will vote.
Covid is hitting workers hardest now as hospital admissions soar to over 1,000
New figures show that the 35-44 age group has been hit hardest – accounting for 20 per cent of infections, followed by 45-54 year olds at 18.3 per cent and 25-34 year olds with them 18.1 percent.
Housing cooperatives in more than 800 disputes as tenants owe €650,000
Housing companies that provide social housing were involved in more than 800 rental disputes, in which tenants were ordered to pay more than 650,000 euros in arrears.
Bar manager has written off 7 million euros of debt against payment of 9,800 euros
A bar and restaurant manager who ran into financial difficulties following a real estate investment has been charged more than £7m in debt.
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More and more people fear that they will not be able to pay for the food
Nearly half of adults believe food prices are rising more than official figures say, a study by iReach Insights shows.
The church is trying to find alternative sources of funding for a “priestless” future
Archbishop of Dublin Dermot Farrell highlighted how the legacy of clergy sex abuse scandals had damaged the credibility of the church. “Since finances are a function of numbers,” he said, the decline in attendance in recent years has impacted church finances, and this has been exacerbated by church closures during the Covid pandemic.
Teenager in serious condition after getting into trouble while swimming at Dublin’s popular beach
Gardaí said the boy got into trouble while swimming at Burrow Beach in Sutton, North Co Dublin, around 7.30pm last night.
Revealed: Ireland’s Covid-19 hotspots
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-probe-into-whether-woman-ordered-her-partner-to-murder-lisa-thompson-out-of-jealousy-age-group-with-most-covid-infections-revealed-41831583.html Today’s headlines: Inquiry into woman ordered partner to murder Lisa Thompson out of jealousy; Age group with most Covid infections revealed