Here are the top stories on Independent.ie this morning.
The Government is considering a one-off double payment of the €140 child benefit sum as part of a cost-of-living package that will help parents.
The convicted teenage murderer in the Ana Kriegel case, known as Boy A, has been moved to an adult prison, the Irish Independent can reveal.
THE only suspect in the murder of a 26-year-old mother presented himself at a garda station at around 5am yesterday.
Daily commutes from Galway to Dublin and back are among the dire predictions being voiced about the choices facing students caught in the grip of a worsening college accommodation crisis.
The brutal murder of RTÉ set designer Charles Self remains unsolved 40 years on, but the aftermath and the investigation into his killing was the catalyst for changing the way gardaí treated the gay community in Ireland.
The Rose of Tralee festival is back after a two-year break, and there was warm approval yesterday among the 33 competitors for new rules reflecting modern times.
The Government has been accused of having no coherent plan to safeguard water supplies as recurring summer droughts and shortages increase the risk of taps running dry.
Donald Trump is facing dark times as his legal woes mount, but his star has not dimmed in Doonbeg.
Born into a turbulent time of revolution in 1922, a select group of citizens share the year of their birth with the foundation of the Irish State.
Sources close to US president Joe Biden say he is finessing plans to launch his 2024 re-election campaign.
Ireland is at risk of losing the consultant who heads up the only genetic testing service for babies with rare foetal abnormalities, just a year after the service was introduced.
One of Vladimir Putin’s closest allies has warned European nations that their nuclear power stations are vulnerable to “accidents”, in a veiled threat of Russian sabotage missions.
Michael Collins’s grand-niece believes her grand-uncle would be proud of what Ireland is today, as she and 180 relatives get ready to commemorate the centenary of his death.