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Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:19:17 +0000
EU to publish no-deal Brexit planning notices
The European Commission will today intensify its no-deal Brexit planning, with a series of notices on a range of sectors that will be affected if the UK leaves the EU at the end of March without a Withdrawal Agreement.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 06:32:43 +0000
Competitiveness watchdog warns growth 'under threat'
The state's independent competitiveness watchdog has warned that the sustainability of Ireland's growth trajectory is under considerable threat.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:34:20 +0000
'Amanda' homeless family receives keys to new home
A family who spoke movingly on RTÉ News about the impact of living in homelessness has received the keys to a new home from Dublin City Council and hopes to move in on Christmas Eve.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 06:56:27 +0000
'Horrified' UK businesses voice no-deal Brexit concerns
The UK's five main business groups say they have "watched in horror" as politicians at Westminster have focused on "factional disputes" rather than practical steps for business planning ahead of Brexit.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:16:04 +0000
Trump panel recommends guns in US schools for safety
A safety panel set up by US President Donald Trump in the wake of numerous school shootings has recommended that schools consider arming staff, using military veterans as guards and reversing Obama-era guidelines.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:10:22 +0000
Six baby seals found decapitated in New Zealand
Six baby seals have been found decapitated in New Zealand in what wildlife rangers have branded a "cruel and senseless" act against a protected species.


Wed, 19 Dec 2018 07:05:42 +0000
Yemeni mother to see dying son after US waives visa ban
A mother from Yemen has been granted her wish to see her dying toddler one last time in the United States, which agreed to issue her a waiver from its ban on citizens from several Muslim-majority countries.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 23:41:06 +0000
INMO votes for strike action over pay, staff shortages
The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation has voted by 95% to back strike action over pay and staff shortages.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 23:39:04 +0000
Irish Ferries 'unlikely' to continue Rosslare service
Irish Ferries has said it is unlikely to operate a service between Rosslare Europort and France next year.


Tue, 18 Dec 2018 21:11:10 +0000
US judge delays sentencing Trump's ex-adviser Flynn
A US judge has fiercely criticised President Donald Trump's former national security adviser Michael Flynn for lying to FBI agents, and delayed sentencing to ensure Flynn cooperates fully with an investigation into possible collusion between Trump's 2016 campaign and Russia.

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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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