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Andriy Yarmolenko could return to the West Ham squad to face Aston Villa on Sunday for the first time since the Russian invasion of his native Ukraine. The club initially granted Yarmolenko compassionate leave after the invasion began on February 24, but the 32-year-old returned to training earlier this month. Hammers boss David Moyes has …

Shipping group Irish Continental’s losses narrowed in 2021 as pandemic restrictions eased and new freight routes were added, allowing it to restart paying dividends. revenue increased by €57.4 million last year, an increase of 20.7% over 2020 levels to €334.5. Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), before non-trading items, increased by €10.2m (24.2pc) …

Irish truckers have started a journey to Ukraine carrying 500 tonnes of aid for the war-torn country. The first part of a convoy of 25 Irish trucks, carrying hundreds of tonnes of aid to the Ukrainian people, left Dublin Port early Tuesday afternoon. Goods, including medical supplies and clothing, are sourced from individuals, community groups …

Whatever notions or ideas you may have about the murder of Michael Collins, the equivalent in Irish history of the JFK assassinations in the United States, prepare to cast them aside when the musician, comedian and writer Paddy Cullivan will present his latest production at a venue near you. . This week the producer, writer …

A FATHER who was on his way to a hospital appointment with his son also took the opportunity to buy cannabis while in Dublin, a court has heard. eargal Pleimean (60) had planned to share cannabis with a couple of friends for a few months. Judge Gerard Jones ordered Pleimean to donate €1,000 to Pieta …

An Post has unveiled a new booklet of six stamps celebrating some of Ireland’s top female athletes ahead of International Women’s Day on March 8. Athletes honored on the Irish Women in Sport stamps are Rachel Blackmore, Kellie Harrington, Katie Taylor, Sonia O’Sullivan, Ellen Keane and the Irish Women’s Hockey Team. An Post said the …

Jesse Marsch has taken charge of Leeds to become America’s third Premier League manager. Arcelo Bielsa’s successor at Elland Road follows in the footsteps of Bob Bradley, who had a brief stint at Swansea in 2016, and former Huddersfield boss David Wagner. Here, the PA news agency examines the records of those who came before …

A new medical study has raised concerns about the ineffective and ineffective use of acute care beds in the Irish healthcare system, after a survey found nearly 40% of beds in a major Dublin hospital were occupied by patients classified as “delayed discharges”. Research by medical staff at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown in Dublin also found …

The government is working to put in place a rapid response plan to any signs that the trajectory of the Covid-19 pandemic is worsening. This will include redeploying testing and tracing, accelerating vaccine deployment and contingency plans to put in place short-term public health measures. The contingency plan would be used if a new variant …

The property developer who is suing Davy and 16 of his former employees and senior executives has established a prima facie case of fraud, a High Court judge has heard. Important comments were made in a decision on a pre-trial application in the action brought by Belfast businessman Paddy Kearney and his company Kilmona Holdings …

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday he would rule within hours on a request for two regions in eastern Ukraine held by Russian-backed separatists to be recognized as independent – a move that could give Moscow a reason to openly send troops. Separately, Moscow said Ukrainian military saboteurs tried to enter Russian territory in …

At Croke Park, Brian Fenton, Ciarán Kilkenny and Dean Rock wore the expressions of guys who had been transferred without warning from Real Madrid to Wycombe Wanderers. watched the game with a crowd of Knockmore men. Before the throw-in, a Westport man said: ‘How did the Leinster game end? Damien Martin said: “I thought the …

Shoppers on Irish websites spent an average of 40% more last year than in 2020, with the total value of purchases rising from €357 per person to €503, according to Paypal’s Retail Trends & Spends Study . According to a survey of over 1,000 consumers, its spending on websites in Ireland was also higher than …

THE vast majority of people are worried about the rising cost of living. And the sustained rise in prices has left one in four people worried about upcoming payments, according to Deloitte’s latest State of the Consumer report. It shows overall consumer spending rose for the fourth consecutive month, by €31 for an average spend …

A lucky Irish person looks to the future with all the trappings of wealth after winning the €30.9 million Euromillions jackpot. The winner – whose identity has not yet been made public – joins an exclusive club of Irish Euromillions winners which now numbers 17. Here is the call of the lucky 17. Dolores McNamara …

Long-awaited reforms to Ireland’s defamation laws will see juries abolished for High Court cases, but there will be no cap on the damages a court can award and no general ‘harm’ test. serious” to discourage petty libel claims, the Sunday Independent understands. report by a group set up to review defamation law does not recommend …

A serial thief who a judge called a “scourge” of Finglas shopkeepers has been jailed for 20 months. Sean Maloney (26) admitted robberies from supermarkets and convenience stores during his appearance in Blanchardstown District Court. Judge David McHugh said he understood the defendant’s life had been difficult but Maloney had been on a rampage which …

Continuing ‘business as usual’ in the Defense Forces will leave Ireland without a credible military capability to protect the country, its people and its resources for an extended period, a report has warned. The Defense Force Commission examined the capabilities, structures and strength of the Irish military, in a report released on Wednesday. Commission members …

Supermarkets unwilling to raise the price of vegetables grown in Ireland are forcing farmers to abandon this type of food production, says a farmer with more than 30 years of vegetable production under his belt. oe Jones from North Dublin quit the industry last year and says some of the country’s biggest vegetable growers who …

Glasnevin Cemetery has a ‘deserted’ memorial wall which controversially remembered British soldiers and RIC officers who died during the 1916 Rising and the Irish War of Independence in addition to Irish civilians and IRA volunteers. The Dublin Cemeteries Trust said in a statement it had decided to stop the wall after it was badly vandalized …

Defense coach Simon Easterby admits discipline is at the forefront of Ireland’s concerns after last year’s Six Nations campaign was derailed by a costly red card. The Irish were on the back foot just 14 minutes into the 2021 Championship following the damaging dismissal of Peter O’Mahony in the 21-16 loss to eventual winners Wales …

Jamie McGrath will meet international teammates James McClean and Will Keane after completing his move to League One Wigan from St Mirren. he Meath native has made an impression since moving from Dundalk to St Mirren and as he was out of contract at the end of the season, and reluctant to sign a new …

Rory McIlroy suffered desert disaster for the second time in two months when he carved his three-wood approach into the water at 18 and missed a qualifier for the Slync.io Dubai Desert Classic. he world number eight, who missed three of his last four holes to lose November’s DP World Tour Championship to Collin Morikawa, …

It was a case of the picture not quite telling 1,000 words that led Paul Gallagher on a quest that spanned five decades and from North Cork to New Zealand. And while it’s an offbeat sports tale, it also comes with a reminder of the decline of rural Ireland. The photo in question (see main …

Here are the best stories from Independent.ie this morning. Energy regulator turned down plan for wealthy people to turn down €100 grant Affluent households will not be able to return their €100 electricity credit after the energy regulator rejected opt-out proposals. Mystery still surrounds terms of Robert Watt’s pay rise The conditions that prompted a …

Irish Cement Limited (ICL) has been fined €225,000 following the serious injury of an employee in a workplace incident nearly four years ago. Judge Martina Baxter has fined Trim Circuit Court in Platin Works, Platin, Drogheda £225,000 after pleading guilty to breaches of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 . The case …

Gardaí is investigating the sexual assaults of two teenage girls in Sligo. Separate crime scenes have been cordoned off near Sligo town following the attacks which occurred between 8pm and 10pm on Saturday evening. A location on Gaelic land in Ballydoogan has been cordoned off, while investigations are also focused on a house less than …

In the scheme of things, the emergence of the family farm in rural Ireland is a relatively recent phenomenon. The land laws of the late 19th and early 20th centuries changed the character of rural communities and the character of people. They allowed tenants to become landlords, leading to a new stratification of society. They …

Irish people have higher levels of interest in news compared to other countries, including the UK, a study has found. It also found that the disparity between Irish men and Irish women’s net interest in news is narrowing. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) has published research examining the role of gender and diversity in …

The High Court has lifted an order preventing the ringleader from being named in the kidnapping and serious bodily injury of businessman Kevin Lunney. This is Alan Harte (40), who was sentenced last month to 30 years in prison by the Special Criminal Court (SCC) without a jury for seriously injuring and wrongfully imprisoning the …

Two-time Young Footballer of the Year, Oisin Mullin chose to reject a professional career with AFL club Geelong to stay in Ireland and continue playing with Mayo and his club Kilmaine. After weeks of deliberation, Mayo GAA confirmed Mullin’s decision tonight, which is a huge boost for All Ireland’s beaten finalists in 2021. Resigned to …

A vision of utopia includes the conversion of weapons of war into agricultural tools. The Bible anticipates a time when swords will be turned into plowshares and spears will become billhooks. But sometimes, in our modern world, it happens that bitter enemies with blood on their respective hands wake up and realize that compromise is …

MOST cryptocurrency owners in this country are under 34, according to a survey. losing half a million people in the state now own bitcoin or some other form of cryptocurrency, according to a survey by Australian price comparison site Finder.com. The research comes after bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, recently lost more than 30% of …

Always remember to tip your waiter, if you know what is good for you. A tourist made a big impression at a Key West bar by ordering drinks three times on New Years Eve without leaving a tip. This made it easy for staff to locate him after police released a webcam video showing vandals …

The HSE has ordered an additional 15 million antigen tests in an effort to ensure a sufficient supply to meet the huge demand expected in the coming weeks. Ore of 400,000 tests were sent to close contacts and symptomatic under-40s in the past week alone, while retailers admit they have to work “exceptionally hard” to …

Sony has unveiled plans for a self-driving electric car loaded with sensors and entertainment displays. At the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the Japanese tech company said it was “well positioned” to enter the automotive industry. “This spring, we are creating a new company, Sony Mobility, to accelerate these efforts,” said Kenichiro …

After one of the best years on record for real estate investment transactions, agents are adopting a positive outlook for 2022, with some believing it could approach the record high of € 5 billion in transactions seen in 2021. These factors will be the availability of properties for sale as well as keeping interest rates …

Gigable, which aims to be a fair platform for delivery people and restaurants, has launched a new feature on its app to encourage better wages and terms. The effective hourly wage indicator on the Gigable application will allow businesses to see how much they are paying in relation to the living wage and allow them …

Ireland’s CameraMatics vehicle safety platform is set to become the country’s next unicorn. he London-listed company, with offices in Ireland, UK and US, has successfully raised an additional € 3.9 million from existing investors – Sure Valley Ventures, Puma Private Equity and Enterprise Ireland – after having more than doubled its valuation this year. The …

St Patrick’s Athletic is preparing an ambitious move in January for Bolton Wanderers forward Eoin Doyle. Oyle (33) is the first-choice striker for the League One squad and still has 18 months left on the contract, but he has always expressed his desire to come home with his family and end his career in the …

Fee-paying schools have seen a growth in the number of students this year, in a context of still strong demand for places. almost half of the schools have increased their fees for the current year as a result of the competition. Although the fee increases have been modest, they reflect a buoyant market for private …

A major clean-up was underway in parts of Wexford today after heavy rains which caused flooding yesterday. The Rivery Slaney in Enniscorthy broke out last night, flooding the streets of the center of town, and a number of people had to be rescued from their cars after being trapped in the floodwaters of the Bridgetown …

Manchester United boss Ralf Rangnick has suggested scrapping the Carabao Cup to ease match congestion in English football. he national schedule is under enormous pressure, with the impact of the Omicron variant of the coronavirus sweeping locker rooms and forcing postponements across the country. United, themselves, have not played since December 11 due to their …

WORK is progressing rapidly on updating the obsolete and overloaded Mallow sewer system, an Irish Water project that will protect the water quality of the Blackwater River and provide a platform for growth and development future of the city. The entire project includes the construction of 5.5 km of new sewer lines bringing the system …

Eight people have been charged with drug trafficking following a massive custody operation to sell and supply drugs to Bray, Wicklow, Arklow and Greystones. The investigation was carried out by Gardaí attached to the Wicklow Divisional Anti-Drug Unit as part of Operation Tara alongside the National Guard’s Drugs and Organized Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) as part …

Rose Ayling-Ellis and Giovanni Pernice were crowned champions of this year’s edition of Strictly Come Dancing. or their last dance of the series, the duo performed a dance inspired by Romeo and Juliet on The Rose by Bette Middler. Shirley Ballas said: “She melted my heart, the love you have for dancing and for each …

NPHET has recommended that bars and restaurants close at 5 p.m. to combat an increase in the Omicron variant of Covid-19. In a letter from Chief Medical Officer Tony Holohan to Health Minister Stephen Donnelly last night, Nphet also recommended that attendance at outdoor events be limited to 50pc or 5,000 attendees. The public health …

European Union policymakers said on Wednesday they would create a system to certify carbon removals next year, as a step towards establishing a regulated European market to trade them and provide a financial incentive to store them. CO2. Direct air capture and other technologies suck the air in and use chemical reactions to extract carbon …

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council will apply for a building permit to build a section of a controversial cycle path through Deansgrange cemetery. councilors accepted a report on the Active School Travel initiative presented by council director Robert Burns at the monthly council meeting this evening and agreed that council will now file a Part 8 …

There is something sinister about the way Spotify, my music streaming service of choice, sends me a recap of my listening for the year. It’s not just the tone that seems to aim to flatter me for doing a good job listening to music, as if listening to music is something to be proud of. …

Mick Abidoye faced a lot of adversity in his young life, faced setbacks that would have derailed many. In 2019, his father passed away at the age of 46, and then Mick’s promising football career and an American college scholarship was cut short by a career-ending injury. And yet, last week, the 21-year-old Enniscorthy was …

Gardaí has ​​stepped up its crackdown on drug gangs, including the Kinahan cartel, by stepping up intelligence sharing with police in South America. The Cabinet this week approved a request from the Commissioner of the Guard to initiate an official exchange of information with the Colombian National Police. The South American country remains the world’s …

The Anglo-Irish treaty results from a conference held in London from October 11 to December 6 to determine how “Ireland’s association with the community of nations known as the British Empire can be best reconciled with aspirations. Irish nationals ”. The Irish delegation was finalized at a Dáil cabinet meeting on September 4. Arthur griffith …

Ulster Bank is giving customers six months to close their accounts in 2022 before withdrawing from the Irish market. he bank invited its competitors to a meeting today to outline its plans to scale down its business and migrate services to other providers. He wants customers to quickly move their businesses elsewhere to avoid account …

On the outskirts of Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados, the statue of Bussa, a slave who led a failed revolt in 1816 – his face raised triumphantly to the sky and holding broken chains from his outstretched arms – testifies to the legacy 400 years of British rule, and resistance to it. It is a …

Today marks the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The question of Palestine has eluded justice, international human rights law and international humanitarian law for decades. the Palestinians face unbearable living conditions. They suffer from house demolitions, displacement, the illegal expansion of Jewish settlements, the usurpation of land, the theft of natural resources …

Claudio Ranieri pushed Brazilian striker Joao Pedro to become a star player for Watford. Former Fluminense player Pedro celebrated his first Premier League goal last weekend after coming off the bench to help seal a resounding 4-1 victory over Manchester United. Hornets boss Ranieri will be forced into an attacking reshuffle to former club Leicester …

Celtic’s hopes of advancing in the Europa League were agonizingly dashed as a late retaliation from Bayer Leverkusen denied them a famous victory in Germany. The spirited team of nge Postecoglou knew they would probably need a win to keep their last 32 dream alive and they were on track for that result until the …

Paul Nolan prepares for a few big days as Cheltenham festival heroine Ms Milner crosses the Irish Sea to tackle the long distance obstacle in Newbury on Friday. o The Irish raider has landed the second year competition since the What a Question, formed by Mouse Morris, prevailed 25 years ago and Nolan expects to …

Figures from the HSE revealed that Waterford has the highest vaccination rate of any county in the country for adults, adolescents and children aged 12 and over. According to data, 99.7% of people aged 18 and over living in Waterford are fully vaccinated, while 96.8% of adolescents and children aged 12 and over have also …

Again, there has been no winner for the € 19million Loto jackpot tonight – the prize has now been carried over 47 times since June 6. The publicity storm around the National Lottery began on Friday, when Fine Gael TD called for a “full investigation” into why there has not been a Lotto jackpot winner …

Meghan Markle described how she dated Prince Harry for “one last fun night” before their relationship was revealed to the world. The playful interview with talk show host Ellen DeGeneres came just days after Meghan (40) apologized for misleading the UK High Court about his collaboration with the authors of the biography Find freedom. She …

WEXFORD County Council has confirmed that a boil water advisory for the town of Wexford, affecting more than 20,000 people, has been lifted with immediate effect. The advisory went into effect on October 30, with the affected area stretching from the town of Wexford to Barntown and Taghmon. Bottled water flew off the shelves over …

Rescue efforts are underway to free people in up to 100 vehicles trapped by mudslides that rolled down a Pacific coast highway in the Canadian province of British Columbia following torrential rains. British Columbia Public Safety Minister Mike Farnworth said earlier Monday that search and rescue teams were assessing how to get safely to Highway …

Seán FitzPatrick, the former chairman of Anglo Irish Bank, has passed away. The 73-year-old was rushed to hospital late last week after suddenly falling ill at home. He lost his battle for life on Monday. A family spokesperson told Independent.ie the cause of death was cardiac arrest. Mr. FitzPatrick is survived by his wife Triona …

TWO Afghan teenagers based in Ireland have been successfully repatriated after the brother and sister were trapped in the war-torn country three months ago when the Taliban overthrew the government. the 18-year-old girl and her 16-year-old brother are now safely back at their Irish address after being stranded in Afghanistan and unable to return home …

The hospitality industry has been warned that adherence to Covid-19 guidelines is “essential” if the government is to maintain the “current level of openness”. The industry has been called to a meeting tonight by the Taoiseach Department to take place next week and warned that a “collective effort” is needed to reduce the “burden of …

UCD is in pole position to reach the Premier League promotion playoff final after a 3-0 victory over Treaty United at Markets Field. A goal from Paul Doyle in the first half and a brace from Colm Whelan put Andy Myler’s men in an excellent position ahead of Sunday’s second leg. Treaty United scored the …

People Newspapers featured prominently in the nominations for this year’s Irish Local Media Awards, which were announced on Friday. or more than 500 entries were received in 14 editorial and business categories in print and digital publications across Ireland, with People Newspapers – Wexford People publishers, New Ross Standard, Enniscorthy Guardian, Gorey Guardian, Wicklow People …

MAJOR waterworks were announced for Macroom in the middle of Cork and Freemount in North Cork during the week as a boil water advisory entered its second week in the city center from Cork. It works at Macroom involves replacing around 615m of problematic water pipes with new, modern pipes. The water line replacement program …

This is a 100-year-old dispute between the Irish and UK governments that does not appear to be close to being resolved. he partition of Ireland in 1921 and the creation of Northern Ireland resulted in a disagreement between the two governments over the ownership of Lough Foyle, which divides the counties of Donegal and Derry. …

As the debate over the use of antigen testing in Ireland booms, the Irish Independent has examined how the use and cost of rapid tests here compares to those in other countries. From now on, the HSE will send a pack of test kits to people who are fully vaccinated and have no symptoms, but …

Ireland cannot take a break from the world boxing championships in Belgrade. Featherweight Adam Hession left the event after a narrow loss to Russia’s Eduard Savvin in the last 32 games. While the other four Irish boxers who were knocked out in their first bouts couldn’t complain, the 21-year-old Galway native had a lot of …

Fast fashion retailer Penneys has launched a new clothing recycling program at its 36 stores across Ireland. This is because research from the clothing and textiles chain found that the lack of drop-off points for used clothing is a barrier, with most consumers more likely to recycle clothing and shoes if they could. do it …

Plans to get commuters out of their cars are hampered by Covid as tens of thousands of people avoid public transport for their daily commute. Road traffic has almost returned to pre-pandemic levels while the number of passengers on buses, trains and trams is at half of their previous volume on some services. It’s the …

An artist and speaker made the heartbreaking decision to sell her entire collection of works in a desperate attempt to buy her own tiny home. ileen Healy (54), whose works are in the art collections of UCC, Crawford Art Gallery and Office of Public Works (OPW), will now sell her extensive collection of paintings and …

The Bishop of Galway responded when a priest was put on indefinite leave from his diocese after posting videos on social media containing innuendos and jokes. One joke referred to playing songs like Highway to Hell at a funeral mass. In a statement to be read to parishioners in Gort, Co Galway this weekend, Bishop …

Sixteen Irish citizens and dependents were evacuated from Afghanistan. Foreign Minister Simon Coveney confirmed on Thursday that 10 other citizens and six dependents had been evacuated from Kabul airport to Doha, the capital of Qatar. The evacuation took place on Wednesday evening. The group was met by Irish officials in Doha and will travel to …

Sally Rooney is perhaps the darling of the literary world, with an already remarkable international reputation. However, she is also now well known in distant places for her views on the Israeli-Palestinian conundrum. he has drawn a torrent of condemnation from mainstream circles for suggesting that the Palestinian people are being mistreated by their Israeli …

Professor Philip Nolan has been appointed Managing Director of Science Foundation Ireland (SFI). he former president of Maynooth University, whose 10-year term ended last month, is a key figure in the National Public Health Emergency Team (Nphet). Professor Nolan chairs the Advisory Group on Epidemiological Modeling, which provides statistical predictions on the likely behavior of …

Internationally acclaimed musician Liam O’Connor from Newmarket has been unveiled as the latest recipient of a prestigious 2021 “Cork Pride Award”. he annual awards were created by Cork Civic Life, a non-profit organization whose goals include the promotion of civic awareness and recognition of civic service to Cork society across the city and county. One …

Here are all of the best stories from this morning … No return to lockdown, says Taoiseach Taoiseach Micheál Martin said the government would not reintroduce restrictions to curb the surge in Covid-19 cases, which again puts significant pressure on hospitals and intensive care units across the country. Science and politics clash as Covid restrictions …

A FORMER CEO of a large multinational has been arrested by detectives from the fraud squad as part of an investigation into crimes of theft and deception linked to renovations to his home. Agents from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB) questioned the businessman at a south Dublin Garda station after his arrest by …

DUBLIN City Council chief executive Owen Keegan apologized to the mayor and councilors for his comment on student housing, admitting that there was an “element of sarcasm” in a controversial letter to the president of the ‘UCD Students Union. r Keegan said he would not resign but said if board members considered his resignation justified, …

A worried sister who shares the same birthday as her older brother has asked for help in locating her only brother, who disappeared in Germany last week. abrielle O’Brien (19) last spoke on the phone with her 26-year-old brother Shane at his hotel in Berlin where he was staying for work on Tuesday evening, October …

A nursery owner who recently advertised a vacant educator position received only two resumes. iona Murphy has run the Heronswood child care center in Carrigaline, County Cork for 18 years and said she “has never found it so difficult to find staff”. She started looking for employees abroad and got in touch with a recruitment …

It’s fair to say that when Connacht and the Dragons make their mark on the fixture list, the pulse quickens – for both. For the away team, this presents potential extras, as road wins are good for the soul. Better still when they come with the icing of an extra bonus point. o You can …

An Eastern European criminal gang that operated a drug smuggling ring across Leinster was the target of a joint Garda and customs operation that led to the seizure of cannabis worth 1.18 million euros. Two male suspects between the ages of 20 and 40 are currently being held at Kilkenny Garda station where they are …

The owner of Ireland’s oldest lie detection service has said she is ready to perform a polygraph analysis on Ian Bailey. r Bailey recently spoke of his desire to undergo a polygraph test on camera to prove that he did not kill Sophie Toscan du Plantier. InFocus podcast: Murder of Sophie Toscan du Plantier: the …

TÁNAISTE Leo Varadkar clashed with a number of his own TDs over budget spending promises at a moody meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party. r Varadkar accused his own TDs of believing a “false narrative” that Fine Gael lost its reputation for fiscal responsibility after former ministers Charlie Flanagan and Michael Creed both criticized …

Galway is one of the top 10 cities in the world to visit, and Ashford Castle is one of Europe’s top 10 resorts, according to Condé Nast Traveler readers. The United States Travel Bible has announced the winners of its Readers’ Choice Travel Awards for 2021, ranking what it says are the best hotels, cities, …

Conor Empey and Sam Hyland both had dreamy debuts as they scored for the Irish men’s team against Malaysia, with the former winning the goal with just three minutes left for Lisnagarvey. Incredibly, Hyland opened the scoring with his first international touch two minutes before Empey got his first of the night soon after. Malaysia …

The legal services watchdog has seen a significant increase in allegations of misconduct by lawyers in real estate transactions. A new report reveals that a large number of complaints have been filed by banks about lawyers who have not fulfilled commitments related to real estate transactions. The question was previously a major feature of the …

The New Zealand government acknowledged on Monday what most other countries did a long time ago: It can no longer completely get rid of the coronavirus. Minister of the time Jacinda Ardern announced a cautious plan to ease lockdown restrictions in Auckland, despite an outbreak that continues to simmer. Since the start of the pandemic, …

The golfers’ alertness was praised after alerting emergency services and allowing a distressed kayaker to be rescued near Old Head of Kinsale. The lone kayaker was rescued from the water near Old Head Lighthouse after golfers noticed he was in distress after his kayak capsized in rough seas. The Courtmacsherry All Weather Trent Class RNLI …

Protesters gathered in Dublin on Saturday to protest against the highly restrictive abortion law introduced in Texas. he Irish protest coincided with hundreds of similar protests across the United States. Texas law effectively prohibits abortion before some women know they are pregnant, and there are no exceptions for rape or incest. Execution is left only …

The GPA is now ready to back “Proposition B”, the rapidly gaining support, league-based SFC All-Ireland championship structure, at the Special Congress later this month. The body of players has engaged in extensive consultation with their members and the Irish Independent has learned that an overwhelming majority is in favor of the most radical of …

The brand new series with Hector Ó hEochagáin, Hector – Éire Nua, debuted last night on TG4. fter having spent the last 20 years traveling the four corners of the world, this time Hector takes us on a whirlwind tour of Ireland to meet all the great people from overseas who now call Ireland home. …

The failure on Tuesday night of the chlorination system for Doneraile’s water supply led to the decision to issue an immediate boil water advisory for Irish Water customers in the area, according to The Corkman. he prompt response from the relevant authorities – the opinion was published by Irish Water and Cork County Council after …

Pharmaceutical company Perrigo has agreed to a settlement of nearly 300 million euros with the tax authorities over a tax bill according to the Irish authorities. The € 297 million settlement is one of the largest on record here, but is only a fraction of the € 1.64 billion tax assessment the Revenue Commissioners received …