Here are some of this evening’s top stories on Independent.ie:
Three men appear before Sligo district court charged with aggravated burglary of Tom Niland
Three men appeared before a special Sligo County court hearing charged with aggravated burglary at the home of West Sligo man Tom Niland (73 years old).
‘Kyiv has been turned into a fortress’ – half of residents in Ukraine’s capital flee as Russian forces advance
Russia’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday it had agreed to allow a Ukrainian repair team to access power lines in the area around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, after power was cut off to the site. nuclear disaster, raising fears of another nuclear accident.
‘She is exceptionally fit and healthy’ – inquest hears mother of two triathletes drowned while swimming in Dublin Bay
A high-achieving swimmer drowned while going for an early morning swim at a popular bathing spot in Dublin Bay last year, an inquest has heard.
Mixed opinions from locals about the renaming of Orwell Road, home to the Russian Embassy in Solidarity with Ukraine
It’s unclear to business owners and residents on Dublin’s Orwell Road if changing the route’s name would make any difference in relation to Russia’s war in Ukraine.
Coveney said: ‘Civilians were targeted when the Taoiseach suggested the Irish military could assist in rescuing refugees in countries that border Ukraine.
Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said it was certain that Russian forces had targeted civilians during their war in Ukraine.
‘Long-distance driving is no more’ – Irish public protest against rising fuel costs
Former Garda general manager to plead guilty after more than €13,000 worth of cannabis was found at his home
A former Garda executive accused of a drug seizure in Dublin was to draft a signed guilty plea, a court heard on Thursday.
Consumer watchdog says it has ‘no role’ in regulating petrol price hikes after TDs raised concerns about ‘price hole-in-the-wall’
The consumer price watchdog has said it has “no role” to play in monitoring price increases after TDs wrote a letter to the Competition and Consumer Commission (CCPC) calling for an investigation. fuel pump price increase.
The pensioner’s body was discovered mutilated after she was beaten, stabbed and had her throat slashed, the court said.
The body of a pensioner was discovered mutilated after she was beaten, stabbed and slashed in the throat in her own home, while a large piece of cardboard was also found in the back of her mouth. hers, said the Chief Pathologist. a murder trial.
Trump asks supporters to fund new private jet after emergency landing
Donald Trump has called on supporters to fund a new plane for him after his plane was forced to make an emergency landing.
Gardaí arrested relative as part of investigation into Dublin gun attack on women and children in car
Gardaí is investigating a gun attack on a woman and her child as they sat in a car in Dublin this week, which has resulted in the arrest of a relative of the victims.
Ed Sheeran’s ‘Shape of You’ song title inspired Derry, court says
The title of Ed Sheeran’s hit song Shape of You was inspired by a popular phrase used in Derry, singer-songwriter Johnny McDaid has said, dismissing any suggestion the song was plagiarized.
https://www.independent.ie/news/news-headlines/this-evenings-headlines-three-men-appear-before-court-charged-with-aggravated-burglary-of-tom-niland-and-mixed-views-on-changing-name-of-russian-embassys-road-41433506.html Tonight’s headlines: Three men appear in court charged with aggravated burglary of Tom Niland; and Contradictory views on the renaming of the street of the Russian Embassy