Here are some of this evening’s top stories on Independent.ie:
‘In Ireland we like justice’ – man arrested after lorry drove through gate of Russian Embassy in Dublin
The driver of a truck that rammed into the gates of the Russian Embassy in Dublin said he made his protest after seeing news of civilian deaths in Ukraine.
‘Hundreds’ of families open doors to Ukrainians fleeing war as Government launches ‘commitment portal’ to accept offers of help
There are currently 500 Ukrainian refugees in hotels in Ireland as “hundreds” of Irish families have opened their doors to people fleeing war.
Parents punch, beat and burn their 9-year-old daughter, causing her to suffer a brain injury, serving 14 years in prison
A GARDA inspector in the case of two parents jailed for 14 years for “barbaric” abuse of their child welcomed the verdict, saying what the couple did was “equivalent to torture”. ton”.
Vicky Phelan revealed she was not physically and mentally strong enough to participate in Climb With Charlie
Vicky Phelan has revealed she won’t be able to make the trip to Croagh Patrick in Co Mayo in April for the ‘Climb with Charlie’ event, as she is “physically or mentally unfit” “.
Two women injured after shooting in Dublin
Two women were treated in hospital following a shooting in Dublin earlier today. Gardaí was alerted to the gun attack shortly before 10 a.m. in the Clondalkin area.
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Man (33 years old) was found guilty of trying to get a woman into his car in the middle of the night by posing as a gardener
A 33-year-old man has been found guilty of trying to get a woman into his car in the middle of the night by posing as a gardener and threatening her.
Number of Covid patients in hospital tops 800 – highest since early January – as Limerick hospital cancels visits due to outbreak
The number of hospitalized patients with Covid-19 rose to 808, the highest since early January. There are 47 patients with the virus in intensive care, whose condition has remained relatively stable over the past week.
Dublin Airport gets green light to charge drivers to pick up friends and family
Drivers dropping off friends and family from Dublin Airport will be charged a fee after the airport operator gave the green light to create a new paid pick up and drop off area.
Hole in the Wall pub to pay excess €26,000 to part-timers who turned down alternative part-time work during pandemic
The Hole in the Wall pub in north Dublin has been ordered to pay a former waiter €26,000 after it was ruled he had the right to refuse to redeploy part-time restaurant work during the period. epidemic.
‘I would do the assault ten times over instead of going through the trial’ – sexual assault survivor Sarah Grace comes out before the justice system
One sexual assault survivor has said she would rather suffer assault again than go through the Irish court system for justice. Grace works as a lawyer, and she said that even with her legal experience, she was traumatized by the trial.
New move to create more multi-denominational Catholic elementary schools
Many Catholic elementary schools are set to become multi-denominational under a plan made between the Ministry of Education and the bishops.
https://www.independent.ie/incoming/evening-headlines-man-arrested-after-truck-driven-through-entrance-of-russian-embassy-in-dublin-and-parents-who-left-daughter-with-catastrophic-brain-injury-jailed-for-14-years-41421009.html Tonight’s Irish News headlines: Man arrested after lorry drives through gate of Russian Embassy in Dublin; and Parents who left a daughter with a catastrophic traumatic brain injury sentenced to 14 years in prison