Here are this morning’s top stories on Independent.ie.
Jailed ex-Garda Moody has been arrested on sexual abuse allegations
Disgraced ex-Garda Paul Moody has been arrested on allegations of historic sexual abuse Sunday independent can reveal.
Biker teen claims Gardaí used “excessive force” to arrest him
A teenager has launched court proceedings against An Garda Síochána after suffering facial injuries following his arrest and detention for riding a Scrambler motorbike in north Dublin.
Donnelly will meet HSE doctors who are referring children to the UK Transclinic
Health Secretary Stephen Donnelly has agreed to an urgent request to meet doctors from the National Gender Service (NGS) over concerns about the HSE’s continued use of Britain’s Tavistock Clinic for Irish children with gender identity issues.
McGrath makes a pre-budget play for public sector “flexibility” in salary negotiations
The government will make an improved offer to public sector unions seeking wage increases ahead of next month’s 2023 budget. But Public Expenditure Secretary Michael McGrath insisted they are being asked to show flexibility and consider the significant cost-of-living measures – including tax cuts – the government is bringing forward to the budget.
The prices for our weekly shopping are increasing, but the portions are shrinking
The summer months are usually a little quieter for staff at Mabs (Money Advice and Budgeting Service) offices across the country, but this year bucked that trend.
The Old Conna Golf Club faces the High Court after the WRC upheld allegations of sexual harassment
The Old Conna Golf Club in south Dublin is facing two claims for damages in the High Court over alleged sexual harassment suffered by two female staff who worked with its general manager Ronan Smyth.
Web Summit is suing after being told to pay landlord €20,000 over coffee flood and toilet seat conviction
Paddy Cosgraves Web Summit has filed a lawsuit in the Supreme Court to try to overturn a tribunal that found its employees caused €100,000 in flood damage to a rented home – by dumping coffee waste into a kitchen sink.
Virgin Media and TG4 both want to launch new TV channels
Commercial operator Virgin Media Television and Irish-language broadcaster TG4 are both launching new channels, the Sunday Independent has learned.
HSE is unaware of a potential conflict of interest for employees in a €136,000 contract offer
The HSE was not aware that a senior officer was a director of a company that two years ago had successfully bid for a contract worth in excess of €136,000 to carry out work on a center for people with disabilities in Navan, Co. Meath. to perform.
The St. John Ambulance’s historic child abuse report is complete
A comprehensive investigation into historic child abuse at St. John Ambulance (SJA) has been completed and up to 100 people have been interviewed.
Lawyers get waivers from EU-Russia sanctions to represent Putin’s ally in the High Court
The State Department has granted a number of exemptions from EU sanctions against Russia to allow a law firm to continue representing a Russian oligarch in a multi-billion dollar dispute in a High Court.
Tax experts warn of a €335 billion black hole in social security
The Tax Strategy Group has sounded the alarm about the Social Security Fund, warning it could leave a black hole of up to €335 billion by 2071.
“If the police say they can’t find new evidence of your missing loved one, never accept that.”
35 years after the murder of Irish teenager Trevor O’Keeffe by French serial killer Pierre Chanal, his family recounts their long quest for justice.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/todays-news-jailed-coercive-ex-garda-arrested-on-sex-abuse-allegations-and-teenage-biker-claims-arresting-gardai-used-excessive-force-41910108.html Today’s news: Jailed ex-Garda arrested on sex abuse charges; and teenage biker claims gardaí arrest used ‘excessive force’