Here are the top stories this evening on Independent.ie
Garda to launch murder probe after notorious criminal dies
A notorious criminal who was shot numerous times in a gangland shooting in June has died from his injuries in hospital.
Hero brother tried to save sister before both lost their lives in Kerry sea tragedy
A Roscommon father of two died alongside his older sister after heroically going to her rescue while both were swimming off a Kerry beach.
Man found dead in Dublin caravan park believed to be convicted sex offender
A body found at a caravan and camping park in Dublin is suspected to be that of a convicted sex offender.
Owner of newsagent which sold winning €5.5m Lotto ticket ‘over the moon’
A local store in Galway city has been revealed as the selling location for Wednesday’s Lotto jackpot winning ticket worth €5,541,001.
Three men who died in high-speed collision identified using DNA samples from relatives, inquest hears
The bodies of three men who were killed when their vehicle was involved in a head-on collision with a truck on the N7 in Dublin last year had to be identified using DNA samples from relatives, an inquest has heard.
Couple still awaiting €11,862 holiday refund following Dublin Airport chaos
A Co Antrim couple who missed out on a holiday due to chaos at Dublin Airport are still waiting for compensation.
Amazon urged to engage positively with workers who organise into a trade union
Amazon has been warned it “must engage positively with workers who organise into a trade union” as it opened its first fulfilment centre in Dublin.
Met Éireann says return to heatwave conditions on the way
Beluga whale becomes stranded in France’s River Seine