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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:54:18 +0000
Murder inquiry under way into death of elderly woman
Gardaí in Limerick have confirmed a murder inquiry is under way tonight into the death of 78-year-old Rose Hanrahan whose body was discovered at her home yesterday.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:41:14 +0000
Ryanair offers to meet with union before strike action
Ryanair has offered to meet with the IMPACT trade union ahead of planned strike action next week by some Ryanair pilots.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:41:58 +0000
New Austrian government rules out EU referendum
Austria's new coalition government will not hold a referendum on membership of the European Union, incoming vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache of the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe) said today.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:36:08 +0000
Tommie Gorman: Whither now the DUP?
With Phase One of the Brexit negotiations put to bed, Tommie Gorman ponders what is next for the DUP.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:02:05 +0000
Zuma calls for unity as ANC meets to elect new leader
South Africa's Jacob Zuma gave his last speech as African National Congress head today, as the only party in power since the end of apartheid prepared to pick its next leader, and likely future president, in a vote that was too close to call.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:01:11 +0000
400 GAA players to sleep out for homelessness tonight
On Saturday night over 400 GAA players, past and present, will step away from their normal worlds and sleep on the streets of Ireland and America to raise awareness for homelessness.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:57:04 +0000
Canadian police probe deaths of billionaire and wife
Canadian police are investigating the mysterious deaths of billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey, whose bodies were found in their Toronto mansion yesterday.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:45:59 +0000
UK will want bespoke EU trade arrangement - Hammond
UK Finance Minister Philip Hammond has said it is likely Britain will want to negotiate a bespoke arrangement for future trade deals with the European Union.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:03:39 +0000
100th anniversary of SS Formby and SS Coningbeg sinking
UK Ambassador to Ireland Robin Barnett has laid a wreath at a ceremony in Waterford on the 100th anniversary of one of the biggest maritime losses in the South East in the past 150 years.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:40:31 +0000
Shifting winds pose problems as California fires spread
Shifting winds and difficult terrain are causing problems for firefighters as they attempt to stop a mammoth wildfire that has burned for nearly two weeks along the California coastline, killing a firefighter and destroying more than 720 homes.

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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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