Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie.
Leo Varadkar opens door to general election transfer deal with Fianna Fáil
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has promised a transfer pact between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil in the next general election.
ICA sold art behind its members’ backs when their approval was needed for the auction
The Irish Countrywomen’s Association (ICA) attempted to sell more than €40,000 worth of artwork from An Grianán, the Co Louth mansion that was gifted to the organisation, without telling anyone.
‘Just the tip of the iceberg’ – international lawyer ‘deluged with calls’ over alleged atrocities in Spiritan schools
An international lawyer has said the latest Spiritan congregation scandal in Ireland is “just the tip of the iceberg” as she is currently investigating potential cases involving 70 other men who claim they were abused in schools under her control.
‘You’re the reason I’m still alive’ – as Ireland’s first parkrun turns 10, a competitor shares how two fellow runners saved his life
In November 2012, 159 runners lined up in Malahide, Co. Dublin to compete in Ireland’s first ever park run. Today, as runners and walkers celebrate a special 10th anniversary, one runner feels particularly blessed to be a part of it.
Bring back wolves to get Ireland’s skyrocketing deer numbers under control, park owner demands
The owner of a wildlife park in Co Donegal wants wolves to be reintroduced into the wild in Ireland to cope with rising deer populations across the country.
Donald Trump is ‘angry’ as interim results tear up his comeback plans
Donald Trump was reported to have been “angry” and “screaming” the morning after the midterm elections when his attempt to retake the White House was muddled by the results.
Incredible dashcam footage shows Dublin bus navigating pedestrian and cycle lanes
The report shows that Covid-19 lockdowns led to a short-term spike in self-harm rates
The highest self-harm rates were recorded among young people in the first year of the pandemic, with women peaking in the 15-19 age group and men between 25 and 29, a new report shows.
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar criticizes Elon Musk’s Twitter for emailing his department to alert them to sudden layoffs
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar has criticized Twitter for sending an email to his department alerting him to hundreds of job losses at the social media giant’s Irish office.
Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy is “a danger to women” said the rape trial
Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy is a “danger to women,” the jury heard in his rape trial.
Scientists applaud breakthrough in restoring motor function after paralysis caused by spinal injury
Scientists have identified a group of nerve cells that help patients with paralysis get up and walk again.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-leo-varadkar-opens-door-to-general-election-transfer-pact-with-fianna-fail-claims-it-would-take-10-years-to-clean-up-the-mess-if-sf-get-into-government-42132604.html Today’s headlines: Leo Varadkar opens door to general election transfer deal with Fianna Fáil; claims it would take 10 years to “clean up the mess” if SF went into government