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Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:47:12 +0000
Calls for safe zones near centres providing abortions
The National Women's Council of Ireland has called for the fast-tracking of legislation providing for exclusion zones around centres providing abortion services in Ireland.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:05:14 +0000
Accused claims he hit elderly farmer in self-defence
A man accused of murdering a 90-year-old pensioner has claimed he struck him repeatedly in self-defence.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:32:09 +0000
Honda to close UK plant with 3,500 jobs lost - report
Japanese carmaker Honda is set to announce the closure of its only British car plant in 2022 with the loss of 3,500 jobs, a British MP has said, in the latest blow to the UK car industry as Brexit approaches.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:28:38 +0000
DPER chief accused of giving 'two fingers' to committee
The head of the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Robert Watt, has become embroiled in a major row with several Oireachtas Committees seeking to ask him questions about financial oversight on big capital projects.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 19:14:20 +0000
UN criticises Govt's scheme for fishermen outside EEA
Four top United Nations human rights officials have strongly criticised the Government's scheme governing protection and labour rights for migrant fishermen from outside the European Economic Area.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:55:39 +0000
No 'key-hole surgery' on Withdrawal Agreement - Coveney
Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said Ireland is ruling out any "key-hole surgery" on the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement, and the Irish Government would reject any unilateral exit clause or expiry date to the Irish backstop.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:28:55 +0000
Google Maps images uncover archaeological monuments
Google Maps has uncovered more previously unknown archaeological monuments across the country.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 17:26:21 +0000
'Kissing sailor' in iconic NY picture dies aged 95
The sailor pictured kissing a woman in Times Square as people celebrated the end of World War II has died aged 95, his daughter has told the Providence Journal.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:55:49 +0000
Court hears farm tank opened weeks before body found
A forensic expert has told a jury at the Central Criminal Court that an underground tank at a farm in Fawnagowan was opened weeks before the discovery of Bobby Ryan's body was reported.

Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:37:57 +0000
Seven British Labour MPs resign from party
Seven British Labour MPs have announced they are resigning from the party and forming an independent group in protest at the party's approach to Brexit and its failure to stamp out anti-Semitism.

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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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