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Sat, 18 Aug 2018 02:05:47 +0100
Imran Khan elected as Pakistani Prime Minister
Pakistani lawmakers have elected former cricketer Imran Khan prime minister, paving the way for him to form a coalition government

Sat, 18 Aug 2018 03:50:20 +0100
Nigel Farage announces his return to frontline politics
Nigel Farage has announced his return to frontline political engagement, joining a campaign to overthrow what he described as Theresa May's "fraudulent" Brexit blueprint

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:23:06 +0100
Survivors say Vatican statement on abuse 'falls short'
Abuse survivor Marie Collins has said that a statement by the Vatican on child abuse goes further than similar statements in the past, but still fell short in some areas.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:01:24 +0100
Archbishop says 'clock is ticking' for church leaders
The Archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Seán O'Malley has said the "clock is ticking" for those in leadership positions in the Catholic church.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:24:49 +0100
Talks between Ryanair and pilots' union adjourned
Talks between Ryanair and the pilots' union Fórsa have been adjourned this evening.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:54:04 +0100
Trump says Paul Manafort fraud trial is 'very sad'
As the jury deliberated in the bank and tax fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump called the trial "very sad" and described the defendant as a "very good person."

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:12:59 +0100
Death toll in India monsoon floods rises to 324
The worst floods in a century in the Indian state of Kerala have killed 324 people and forced more than 200,000 into relief camps, according to officials.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 22:03:27 +0100
Rents hit record levels above peak of Celtic Tiger
A new all-time high for private residential rents has been reached for the ninth quarter in a row, according to the latest report from the property website

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 20:53:58 +0100
Tail end of tropical Storm Ernesto to hit Ireland
Met Éireann has issued a Status Yellow weather advisory as the tail end of tropical Storm Ernesto is expected to hit Ireland tomorrow evening.

Fri, 17 Aug 2018 15:03:28 +0100
High Court challenge against Harris appointment
A relative of a person killed during The Troubles in Northern Ireland has brought a High Court challenge aimed at preventing the appointment of PSNI Deputy Chief Constable Drew Harris as the next Garda Commissioner.

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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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