Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie.
Motorists are again threatened with a diesel migration
Motorists will have to pay even more taxes on diesel, a proposal from an independent group set to advise Finance Minister Paschal Donohoe.
Dara Calleary was aiming for a post as junior enterprise minister
Former minister Dara Calleary is expected to make a comeback in the government team tomorrow as Taoiseach Micheál Martin selects a replacement for Robert Troy.
Groomed? Joffrey smashes the smart-casual look when he and his wife Róisín say “Yes, I do” in intimate style
The huge, wide smile on Jack Gleeson’s face after he married his longtime girlfriend, UK-based actress and comedian Róisín O’Mahony, in an intimate ceremony in Kerry on Saturday said it all.
Landlord ordered to pay tenant €5,000 for unauthorized entry
A landlord who “threatened and intimidated” a student when he tried to evict her from a flat during lockdown has been ordered to pay €5,000 in damages by rent watchers.
“They wanted 9,500 euros for 35 weeks,” says a stressed-out student who hadn’t found an apartment two weeks before the semester began
The scale of the student housing crisis has taken a toll on a young art student and her family.
The government is accused of missing 14 housing targets in the first year of the plan
The government has been accused of missing 14 Housing for All targets in the run-up to its one-year anniversary.
Cara (4) comes to school with a dislocated hip while waiting a long time for surgery
The mother of a four-year-old girl who has already spent years on a waiting list for vital hip surgery said she fears recent delays in complex scoliosis surgeries at Temple Street Children’s Hospital will put more children on hold.
More than 100 doctors in consulting positions “not fully trained”
More than 100 doctors working on hospital consultant posts are not fully trained specialists, raising safety concerns as the medical recruitment crisis deepens, it emerged yesterday.
Businesses are having to cut or close down hours and staff as energy bills soar
Rising energy costs could force some companies to choose between cutting production, downsizing, or halting trade.
Harry “feels like he’s lost his father,” says Meghan in the latest US interview
The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle, has claimed Prince Harry feels like he’s “lost his father” and says she can now “say anything” in another interview to reveal her rift with the royal family.
Putin sidelines his defense minister over deadlocked attacks
Vladimir Putin has sidelined his defense minister as Ukraine launches its biggest counteroffensive.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-paschal-donohoe-told-to-raise-duty-on-diesel-and-hike-local-property-tax-landlord-ordered-to-pay-5000-to-tenant-over-unlawful-access-41945794.html Today’s headlines: Paschal Donohoe to increase diesel tax and increase local property tax; Landlord ordered to pay tenant €5,000 for unauthorized entry