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Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:37:59 +0000
Eighth Amendment referendum draft before Cabinet
The Cabinet will today agree the draft heads of legislation around the holding of a referendum to ask people if they want to retain or repeal the Eighth Amendment of the Constitution.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:28:28 +0000
Graham Dwyer in High Court mobile phone data challenge
Lawyers for convicted murderer Graham Dywer will go to the High Court this morning to begin his action against the Garda Commissioner and the State over data from mobile phones.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:26:11 +0000
Irish researchers develop new way to store data in DNA
Researchers in Waterford have devised a new way of archiving data in DNA and then retrieving it again.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:52:57 +0000
UNICEF warns 'world is failing' poorest babies
The United Nations Children's Fund has warned that global deaths of newborn babies remain alarmingly high, particularly in the world's poorest countries.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:46:47 +0000
NI Secretary Bradley to update Westminster on deadlock
Northern Ireland Secretary Karen Bradley is expected to give some indication in Westminster today of how the British government plans to deal with the consequences of last week's failed political negotiations in Stormont.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:44:43 +0000
Davis to meet Austrian business leaders on Brexit tour
Britain's Brexit Secretary David Davis will today attempt to set out his vision for a future post-Brexit economic partnership with the EU as part of six so-called 'Road To Brexit' speeches from senior cabinet ministers.

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:50:49 +0000
Father of boy smuggled into Spain in suitcase on trial
The father of an eight-year-old boy from Ivory Coast who was crammed into a suitcase that was found at a border crossing with Spain in 2015 goes on trial today in Ceuta, a Spanish territory in northern Morocco.

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:58:39 +0000
Suspended sentence for woman with loaded gun in buggy
A woman who was caught handing over a loaded gun at Connolly Station last year has been released from custody on the basis of time served.

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:36:09 +0000
Minister's permission not needed for mortgage sales
The Department of Finance has said that the planned sale of 20,000 mortgages to vulture funds does not require the permission of Minister Paschal Donohoe before proceeding.

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 23:11:50 +0000
Taoiseach reiterates Govt opposition to direct rule
The Taoiseach has said that both he and the Tánaiste have reiterated to British Prime Minister Theresa May that the Government does not want direct rule in Northern Ireland.

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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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