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Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:33:37 +0100
Woman shot dead in Dublin was 48-year-old mother of six
A woman shot dead at a house in Balbutcher Drive in Dublin yesterday afternoon has been named locally as Antoinette Corbally.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:04:07 +0100
Irishman dies in reported car-jacking in Mexico
An Irishman has been killed in Mexico. The circumstances around the death of the 29-year-old Co Louth man are unclear but local media are reporting that he was shot during an apparent car-jacking in Lazaro Cardenas in the State of Michoacán.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:27:30 +0100
Man in court in connection with alleged assault on baby
A man is due to appear in court charged in connection with an alleged assault on a ten-week-old baby girl.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:51:39 +0100
Children wait up to 12 years for first dental screening
The Irish Dental Association has said the public dental service is failing children who are waiting as long as 12 years for their first dental screening.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:55:02 +0100
Ten-year-old rape victim gives birth in India
A ten-year-old rape victim whose plea for an abortion was rejected by India's Supreme Court has given birth to a baby girl, a doctor said.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:43:57 +0100
Top US general condemns racism after Virginia violence
The United States' top general has condemned "racism and bigotry", joining other military leaders in their denunciation of deadly violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 08:20:30 +0100
Spain rescues almost 600 migrants at sea in one day
Spanish coastguards have rescued nearly 600 people from 15 boats and a jet ski in the waters between Morocco and Spain.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 09:57:19 +0100
Dublin footfall still well below pre-recession levels
Footfall on some of Dublin's main shopping streets is still nearly 30% below the level before the recession according to figures recorded by specialist cameras.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:41:02 +0100
Paris attack suspect to be tried separately in Belgium
Salah Abdeslam, a suspect in 2015 Islamist attacks on Paris who is currently jailed in France, will face trial in Belgium over a police shootout at his suspected hideout in Brussels, Belgian prosecutors said this morning.

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 11:14:06 +0100
State will not appeal refusal to extradite Bailey
The State will not appeal against the High Court's decision last month to refuse the extradition of Ian Bailey to France in relation to the death of Sophie Toscan du Plantier.

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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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