Here are today’s top stories on Independent.ie
Disgraced ex-Garda Paul Moody faces an investigation into past sexual abuse
Moody, who was jailed last week for a coercive control campaign against his ex-partner, is currently being investigated by special officers from a division of the Garda Schutzdienst on serious allegations of sex crimes.
Frank Clarke quits his job as a judge in Dubai
Frank Clarke, formerly the country’s most senior judge, has resigned from the courts of the Dubai International Financial Center after Labor leader Ivana Bacik said it was not appropriate for him to hold the post while he is president of Ireland’s Legal Reform Commission .
Urges President to condemn Russian war after woman speaks about ‘peace deal’
President Michael D. Higgins is being asked to explain his position on the war in Ukraine after his wife Sabina was criticized for her views on the Russian invasion.
Larry Murphy: Psychologist’s report on convicted sex offender revealed for first time
The report suggested the convicted sex offender suffered from “psychopathic personality disorder” and could commit other crimes.
Fitness trainer in the failed 60,000 euro fall claim worked for the sports club RTÉ
A fitness trainer who had a €60,000 lawsuit for injuring her back falling down stairs in a shopping center last week has been thrown on trial and previously worked for RTÉ Sports and Social Club.
Holidaying gardaí took a patrol car to the airport and left it there
Gardaí leaving on a holiday abroad drove to Dublin Airport in an unmarked patrol car and abandoned the vehicle without authorization or notification to the proper authorities.
Jailed terrorist Lisa Smith is a “model prisoner” in Limerick
Jailed terrorist Lisa Smith is serving her sentence in Limerick Prison, where inmates are subject to a far stricter regime than Dublin’s other women’s prison, the Dóchas Centre.
Housing organizations affiliated with TD are required to report to the regulator
Three housing charities linked to Ceann Comhairle, Seán Ó Fearghaíl, reached an “agreement” with their regulator after a Sunday Independent investigation found governance problems at one of them. Housing associations Droichead Nua, Cill Dara and Cill Urnaí were named on a 2020 list of 18 posts in “regulatory collaboration” with the housing agency.
HSE had concerns about the trans group’s social media posts
The relationship between Teni, the transgender support and lobby group, and the state’s National Gender Service, which treats people seeking gender-related medical procedures, has completely broken down.
The state watchdog raises concerns about the housing and health of 42,000 refugees fleeing war in Ukraine
The state health agency has raised concerns about the “adequacy” of certain shelters for Ukrainian refugees.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-jailed-ex-garda-paul-moody-faces-sex-abuse-investigation-psychologists-report-on-larry-murphy-revealed-for-the-first-time-41879482.html Today’s headlines: Jailed ex-Garda Paul Moody faces investigation into sexual abuse; Psychologist’s account of Larry Murphy revealed for first time