Latest news headlines Ireland: New Garda unit for bogus insurance claims and warning at school door as children return to class
Here are today’s top headlines from Independent.ie
False insurance claims can be reported to the new Garda unit
Policyholders who suspect they are victims of a fraudulent claim will be able to bypass their insurer and report their suspicions directly to the Gardaí with the launch next month of a new centralized Garda unit to fight false claims.
Teenager shot dead in Meath had to train for new career as a blacksmith
Conor O’Brien, who was shot in Meath, was due to start a yearlong blacksmithing course next week.
Stay away from school, warns Holohan as classrooms reopen
Parents are being warned to comply with public health measures preventing the spread of Covid-19 when dropping their children off at school, with classrooms reopening across Ireland this week.
Investigation today into the death of the mother who died alongside her newborn son in the hospital
An inquest will be held today into the death of a mother of three who died alongside her newborn in an abnormal tragedy at an Irish maternity hospital.
Planes to Cork will divert to the capital during the 10-week runway upgrade
Dublin Airport will receive a boost next month with most of Cork Airport traffic expected to divert to the capital as Cork closes for a 10-week runway upgrade program.
“Never seen him so close, it was amazing” – family pride as Jason wins sixth gold medal
The family of sprinter Jason Smyth expressed pride in his gold medal performance after a spectacular finish at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, with his wife Elise Smyth saying they were “ecstatic”.
Afghan teenager based in Ireland is missing after a visit to her home
Fears are growing for the safety of an Afghan teenage girl living in Ireland, who is now missing after traveling to her home country to visit relatives in early summer.