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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:30:06 +0100
68,000 homes without water, 216,000 without power
Irish Water has confirmed the number of customers without water is 68,000, while 216,000 homes and businesses remain without power after Storm Ophelia brought down trees and power lines across the country.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:20:09 +0100
OCI and THG agree to cancel ticketing contracts
The Olympic Council of Ireland and ticketing agent THG have agreed to "terminate" contracts relating to the 2018-2026 Olympic Games.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:56:35 +0100
Denmark a 'difficult' draw, says O'Neill
The Republic of Ireland will play Denmark in the World Cup play-offs with Martin O'Neill's side set to play away from home first.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:38:15 +0100
Ophelia: Extent of damage being assessed
Follow updates as the clean-up operation gets under way after the worst storm in 50 years hit Ireland yesterday.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 11:01:47 +0100
Storm Ophelia damage costs in €500-800m range
Early estimates have put the cost of damage from Storm Ophelia in the €500-800m range, with the disruption caused by the storm also likely to have cost hundreds of millions of euro.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:01:25 +0100
13,000 accounts affected by tracker scandal so far
The number of mortgage accounts impacted by the tracker scandal has risen by 3,100 to 13,000 since March, according to new figures from the Central Bank.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:00:59 +0100
After Storm Ophelia: What to expect today
The National Emergency Coordination Group has said that the country will be open for business this morning after a day of destruction and devastation from Storm Ophelia.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:37:20 +0100
Three people die in Storm Ophelia incidents
Three people have died in storm-related incidents in Louth, Tipperary and Waterford.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 12:19:02 +0100
Jackson and Olding in court for pre-trial hearing
Two Ulster rugby players accused of rape have arrived at court for a hearing that will determine whether their case should proceed to trial.

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 13:19:00 +0100
UN says over 582,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh
The United Nations has said over 582,000 Rohingya refugees have fled their homes in Myanmar and arrived in Bangladesh since late August, warning that thousands more were stranded at the border.

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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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