Here are the morning’s top stories from Independent.ie
Ireland takes in war refugees as up to 80,000 Ukrainians could come
According to a Sunday Independent/Ireland Thinks opinion poll, there is overwhelming support for taking in refugees from war-torn Ukraine.
Retired Senior Garda to be convicted of sexually abusing a sister
A retired senior member of An Garda Síochána, who led a series of major murder investigations, is to be convicted of the repeated sexual abuse of his sister, the Sunday Independent is able to reveal.
The no-nonsense Taoiseach wins hearts and minds by speaking loud and proud for Ireland
Micheál Martin’s denunciation of Russian aggression gave him a boost in the polls
Russian ambassador steps up allegations of bullying
Yury Filatov says he “simply repeated” Irish government officials when he accused the country of being “at the forefront” of “anti-Russian events” in the European Union.
Herculean efforts by Poland to shed light on the EU’s feeble response to the shocking refugee crisis
The yellow and gray Renault badge can still be seen on the outside of the old disused car dealership outside the town of Chelm, some 20km from Poland’s border with Ukraine.
‘I was blown away that so many decent people were affected’ – Sarah Newman confirms she gave a statement to Gardaí in 2011 about Catriona Carey
The former Dragons’ Den star made a statement to Gardaí about the convicted cheater more than 10 years ago – over concerns she had about the collapse of a company she ran with her then-partner, Kilkenny hurling legend DJ Carey , directed.
Scientology rehab to continue in Meath
A €9 million inpatient drug rehabilitation center linked to the controversial Church of Scientology will face no more legal obstacles when it opens its facility in a small Co Meath village.
Video: Huge crowds gather outside Dublin’s GPO to show solidarity with Ukraine amid Russian invasion
‘It looks just like it did in 1942 when Nazi Germany hit us’ – mother, who returned to Kharkiv just before the war, is now on a perilous journey home to Dublin
While Kharkiv is under a barrage of Russian attacks, Marina Golodnikova, her six-year-old son Emel and mother Galina hide in the bathroom of their apartment – the only room where they feel safe.
Helen McEntee hasn’t looked into the Tayto Park boss’s donor data
Attorney General Helen McEntee did not tell the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo) that three donations totaling $5,000 came from three companies controlled by Tayto Park CEO Ray Coyle.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-news-headlines-ireland-embraces-refugees-of-war-retired-senior-garda-to-be-sentenced-over-sexual-abuse-of-sister-41415541.html Today’s headlines: Ireland takes in war refugees; Retired Senior Garda to be convicted of sexually abusing a sister