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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:36:21 +0100
Govt can't afford any more clashes with FF - McGrath
Fianna Fáil's finance spokesman Michael McGrath has warned the Government that it cannot afford any more clashes with his party in the wake of the controversy surrounding the appointment of the former attorney general Máire Whelan to the Court of Appeal.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:18:55 +0100
128 consultant appointments in breach of regulations
Patient safety may be compromised in public hospitals because of the appointment of doctors without specialist training to consultant positions, says the Irish Hospital Consultants Association.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:16:35 +0100
Woman found unconscious on grounds of castle in Carlow
A woman in her 50s was found unconscious and injured on the grounds of Pollerton Castle in Co Carlow this afternoon.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 21:46:18 +0100
Remaining residents told they 'must leave' blocks
Residents remaining in four tower blocks evacuated over fire safety concerns in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster will be told they "must leave", Camden Council has said.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 19:24:01 +0100
Man charged with assault after another man dies
A 20-year-old man has been charged in court with assaulting another man who died early yesterday.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:19:58 +0100
LÉ Eithne rescues over 700 migrants in Mediterranean
The LÉ Eithne has rescued more than 700 people during a number of rescue operations in the Mediterranean today.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:54:49 +0100
146 people killed in Pakistan oil tanker fire
An overturned oil tanker exploded killing 146 people in Pakistan, as most of the victims had gathered round when spilt fuel from the stricken vehicle ignited, officials said.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 15:26:21 +0100
Sean Whelan: Beware the Brexit goggles
Brexit goggles cause the wearer to see a Brexit angle in everything - trade, travel, transport, the economy, tax policy, terrorism, football: you name it, it's all about Brexit, writes Sean Whelan, Economics Correspondent.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 20:23:27 +0100
Istanbul police enforce ban on Pride march
Turkish police were deployed in central Istanbul today to enforce a ban on the city's annual gay and transgender Pride march, blocking off a main street and dispersing groups of demonstrators who gathered nearby.

Sun, 25 Jun 2017 22:49:06 +0100
Boat carrying 150 tourists sinks in Colombian reservoir
A boat carrying some 150 tourists sank today in a reservoir in Colombia, the air force has said.

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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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