Here are the morning’s top headlines.
46,000 employees who worked on the front lines of the Covid-19 crisis are still awaiting a €1,000 pandemic recognition payment
Most of those who have yet to receive their Covid bonus are care home workers.
Two senior members of the Irish Dancing Body quit after alleged cheating controversy
The Irish Independent is aware that Órfhlaith Ní Bhriain, the CLRG Deputy Chair, and Seán Hennigan, the CLRG Inspector, have both resigned following a meeting Tuesday night.
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‘Rest in peace sweet girl’ – Ceili, 15, who died of an asthma attack at school last week, recalled
A memorial service will be held today for 15-year-old Wexford schoolgirl Céilí McInerney, who died of an asthma attack at her school last week.
Access to abortion under threat as protesters target women and hospital workers
Women are being psychologically harmed and hospital staff are being intimidated and threatened by anti-abortion protesters who, according to the HSE, are demonstrating “daily” outside some maternity hospitals.
500 million liters of potentially contaminated waste water are discharged into Irish waters every day
Half the population’s wastewater is not treated properly before it is pumped into our rivers and seas. The Environmental Protection Agency says it will take 20 years and billions of euros to rectify the situation.
Homebuilders benefit from the relaxation of mortgage lending regulations
The news sparked a rebound in two homebuilder stocks that had suffered year-to-date on a deteriorating economic outlook.
More than half of families who become homeless are evicted from private rented housing
Nineteen local authorities are working at full capacity and the Dublin Region Homeless Executive (DRHE) has been forced to house people in Kildare, Meath and Wicklow.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-headlines-two-senior-members-of-irish-dancing-body-quit-in-wake-of-alleged-cheating-controversy-46000-staff-who-worked-on-covid-frontline-still-waiting-for-1000-pandemic-payment-42080192.html Today’s headlines: Two senior Irish Dancing Body members quit amid alleged cheating controversy; 46,000 employees who have been working on the Covid frontline are still awaiting a €1,000 pandemic payment