Here are today’s top stories on Independent.ie
More pain for mortgage holders as the ECB is set to impose more rate hikes this year
The European Central Bank is expected to hike lending rates twice by the end of the year, a move that will put massive financial pressure on tracker and variable-rate mortgage holders.
Garda alert as fuel thieves target recently filled household oil tanks
Fuel thieves now use “Spotter” to track delivery trucks to determine which houses just had their storage tanks filled.
Westmeath Rose Rachel Duffy has been crowned Rose of Tralee 2022
Westmeath Rose Rachel Duffy got emotional when she was crowned the 62nd International Rose of Tralee at last night’s final.
Robert Troy’s property, which he co-owns, is under investigation for violations of planning statutes
A property co-owned by Prime Minister Robert Troy is under investigation for alleged unauthorized development.
Kerry CAMHS scandal: Parents who have been attacked by mistreated children receive no redress
Parents who were assaulted or suffered psychological trauma after their children were prescribed excessive and inappropriate medication at a psychiatric service have been left out of a multi-million dollar compensation scheme.
Brave Una (93) backs behind the counter while Gardaí step up the hunt for a ruthless gang of burglars
Gardaí believe a gang holding an elderly woman, 93, and her two sons hostage in a violent home invasion had traveled to the area to target the family.
“Festival of Speed” is over – organizers say that all motorsport is in jeopardy because of insurance costs
Organizers of a motor festival canceled due to “insurance complications” fear the event may never go ahead.
The Indo Daily: Crimeweek – The Psychic Swindler, the secret mansion and the newspaper investigation he didn’t see coming
“Patients with chronic pain should not have to emigrate to access medicinal cannabis” – advocacy group calls for reforms
Some people suffering from chronic pain are migrating to access medicinal cannabis because the system is so restrictive here, it has been claimed.
The disposal of toxic sludge by smugglers results in a cleaning bill of 950,000 euros
A municipality had to spend more than 950,000 euros in the last four years to clean up toxic sludge left behind by fuel smugglers.
Tom and Molly Martens’ retrial date for the murder of Jason Corbett is set to be set next month
US prosecutors are hoping to set a retrial date next month for Tom, 71, and Molly, 37, Martens, the killers of Irish businessman Jason Corbett, 39.
How Erik ten Hag converted Manchester United in just nine days. . .
Manchester United were unhappy in a 4-0 defeat at Brentford on 13 August in what some observers said was their worst performance in modern times; However, on Monday night against Liverpool, they were inspired as Erik ten Hag’s players beat their old rival 2-1. So what has changed in just over a week?
Meet the man who has attended every Rose of Tralee since 1968
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-more-pain-for-mortgage-holders-as-ecb-set-to-impose-further-rate-hikes-westmeath-rose-rachel-duffy-crowned-rose-of-tralee-41933042.html Today’s headlines: More pain for mortgage holders as ECB to impose more rate hikes; Westmeath Rose Rachel Duffy crowned Rose of Tralee