Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie.
“Doomsday” fuel plan to push ordinary drivers to the back of the queue
Ordinary drivers will be pushed to the back of the queue as the fuel crisis escalates and rationing is introduced amid war in Ukraine. The Irish Independent has learned details of an emergency fuel allocation plan created to deal with any “doomsday” scenario.
The community flocks to the vigil to commemorate the tragic death of Monaghan schoolgirl Aoibhe Byrne
The sunny spring evening of the May bank holiday weekend belied the sense of utter shock and devastation Mourners gathered silently at the local GAA playing field tonight in honor of schoolgirl Aoibhe Byrne.
The Russian army is pressuring Putin to unleash full power on Ukraine
More than two months after Russia’s first invasion of Ukraine, the offensive has stalled, and An increasingly impatient Russian military is urging Putin to declare an “all-out war.”.
“If there was a domestic violence registry, Jennifer could still be alive”
Family of murdered mother of two shocked to learn her killer had a history of violence write Catherine Fegan and Robin Schiller.
‘Like a science fiction novel’ – Trinity researchers praised for their project to recover lost memories
A leading Irish scientist has been praised for attempting to recover lost memories as part of an ambitious project which has been described as a “science fiction novel”..
Inspection of HSE-run disability centers finds poor governance
An inspection of HSE-run disability centers in Donegal found poor oversight and governance at local, regional and national levels. A health information and quality report (Hiqa) unveiled yesterday.
Government urged to onboard new banks to prevent consumers from being ‘taken advantage of’
The government has been urged to make a concerted effort to attract foreign banks to this country prevent exploitation of consumers.
Women with a rare cancer gene can wait up to four years for surgery
Women who carry a faulty gene that increases their risk of developing breast and ovarian cancer face delays in surgery of up to four years a conference was said yesterday.
‘I’m not here to hurt you’: the remarkable story of Dublin’s ‘politeest bank robber’
John O’Hegarty had a high-flying academic career as a student at Trinity College before his life descended into crime – and he committed a spate of 16 robberies. He tells Catherine Fegan how he transformed his life after getting out of prison.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-news-doomsday-fuel-plan-to-push-ordinary-motorists-to-back-of-queue-monaghan-schoolgirl-remembered-at-vigil-after-tragic-death-41602001.html Today’s news: ‘Doomsday’ fuel plan to push ordinary motorists to the back row; Monaghan schoolgirl remembered vigil after tragic death