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Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:16:04 +0100
Govt jet and taxes dominate presidential debate
There were robust exchanges during the RTÉ Prime Time presidential debate over President Michael D Higgins' use of the Government Learjet to travel around Ireland.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:15:11 +0100
Analysis: A Presidential debate of two halves
The Prime Time debate lacked a killer blow, and is unlikely to significantly alter the trend set out in recent polls.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 01:13:15 +0100
Six moments from the Prime Time debate
Taxes, wages, PR, debate absence, the Government jet and a loan - six moments from tonight's debate.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 00:17:34 +0100
Recap: Prime Time President Election debate
Catch up on the RTÉ Prime Time debate featuring all six candidates for this Friday's Presidential Election.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 04:51:52 +0100
US revokes Saudi visas in first action over Khashoggi
The United States has said it is revoking visas of Saudis involved in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as President Donald Trump ridiculed the kingdom's response as "one of the worst cover-ups" in history.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 04:34:04 +0100
Hurricane Willa slams Mexico's Pacific coast
Hurricane Willa has crashed ashore in western Mexico, lashing the Pacific coast with powerful wind, heavy rain and what forecasters warned was "extremely dangerous" storm surge.


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:16:44 +0100
Site of Tuam mother-and-baby home to be excavated
The Government has approved the forensic excavation of the site of the former mother-and-baby home in Tuam, Co Galway.


Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:38:37 +0100
Two Dublin schools shut over structural problems
The company at the centre of this week's schools' safety assessments, Western Building Systems, has defended its work as two Dublin schools have been shut down after structural problems were discovered in the fabric of the buildings.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:47:57 +0100
Edward Snowden to address Cyber Threat Summit in Dublin
The eighth annual European Cyber Threat Summit gets underway at the Helix Conference and Exhibition Centre in the DCU Campus in Dublin today.


Wed, 24 Oct 2018 03:36:07 +0100
Theresa May prepares for showdown with Brexit critics
British Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet back bench Conservative MPs at Westminster later today, where she'll face angry critics who are increasingly concerned about her Brexit plans.

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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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