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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:54:10 +0000
Investigation into Dublin hotel fire set to begin
A garda investigation will begin later this morning into a fire at a hotel and apartment complex building in Dublin.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:09:57 +0000
Zuckerberg vows tougher actions over data access
Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg has promised tougher steps to restrict developers' access to data belonging to 50 million of the company's users.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:54:51 +0000
'Significant' medieval discovery at Dublin site
Archaeologists have described the discovery of a "terrace" of medieval houses during excavations in Dublin as "incredibly significant".

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:25:29 +0000
Dept of Finance warned against first-time buyer scheme
The Department of Finance warned against proceeding with a Government-backed mortgage scheme for first-time buyers, saying the loans would do nothing to improve the supply of housing.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:57:44 +0000
In pictures: Dublin Metro Hotel fire
Images from last night's fire at the Metro Hotel in Ballymun in Dublin.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:02:53 +0000
Non-performing loans sale 'inevitable choice' for PTSB
The chief executive of Permanent TSB has said it will "simply not be possible" to meet European Central Bank targets to reduce the level of non-performing loans in the bank without resorting to the sale of mortgages.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:01:23 +0000
Brexit set to dominate at EU leaders' Brussels summit
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will attend a two-day summit of EU leaders in Brussels later today in which the Brexit negotiations will feature prominently.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 08:54:35 +0000
HSE offering catch-up HPV vaccine programme
The Health Service Executive is offering a catch-up facility for girls to get the Human Papilloma Vaccine to prevent cervical cancer.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 09:21:09 +0000
Disruption to US and some European flights from Dublin
A number of flights have been cancelled at Dublin Airport due to severe weather in the US and an air traffic controllers' strike in France.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 10:03:10 +0000
Waterford apartment fire being treated as suspicious
An investigation is under way into a fire at an apartment in Waterford city last night.

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Those Gypsy Shoes are still kicking around.
by Linda Davis
Time Flies.  Seems that I have been saying that as a standby excuse for some time. Where do the days and hours disappear to when we are in the midst of a busy life.
I haven't logged on to this website in far too long. Every time I thought that I would, something else popped up that needed my immediate attention....

Fishing In Ireland
By Ariel O'Suilleabhain
Fishing in Ireland is a big deal, albeit fly fishing and otherwise.  In short, the say whoever they is that most Irish men love to fish. But what about Irish women? Well, I am one, and truly I would have to say that it is not as if I would not fish.  Especially granted wild brown trout are the most plentiful and so therefore the most naturally recommended fish of Ireland.

Irish passports set to introduce online renewals as early as 2017

No longer will you have to queue at the Passport Office to get your passport as the Irish Passport office is set to introduce an online renewal digitised system from 2017 onwards where you will be able to process your application online

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Deep-Fried Cheese with Pear-Cranberry Chutney

by Irish American, Margaret Johnson

rhubarb muffins
On my recent visit to Ireland in May, I discovered the newest outpost of the well-known Kilkenny Shop in Shanagarry, East Cork. Business was brisk throughout the shop, especially in its lovely café where Saturday shoppers relaxed over chef Fred Pillavoine’s easy-going menu. I persuaded him to share his recipe for chutney, delicious with deep-fried cheese but also with cold meats and pâte.

Rhubarb Muffins
by Irish American, Margaret Johnson

rhubarb muffins

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