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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:49:23 +0000
Taoiseach says abortion laws need to be liberalised
The Taoiseach has said he believes our laws on abortion are too restrictive, are in need of reform and need to be liberalised.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:47:33 +0000
Garda detective jailed for harassing State solicitor
A garda detective found guilty of harassing a State solicitor by sending her abusive letters and emails has been sentenced to three years in prison.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:52:11 +0000
Hospital apologises to parents over baby's death
Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital in Drogheda has apologised to the parents of a baby boy who died hours after he was fatally injured during his delivery.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:01:11 +0000
Singer O'Riordan to be laid to rest in Co Limerick
The funeral for Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan is due to be held next Tuesday in her local Ballybricken church.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:47:58 +0000
Cancer blood test study detects different tumours
A new blood test for cancer has shown promise toward detecting eight different kinds of tumours before they have spread elsewhere in the body, offering hope of early detection, researchers said.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:23:31 +0000
US Supreme Court to decide legality of Trump travel ban
The US Supreme Court has set up a major showdown over presidential powers, agreeing to decide the legality of US President Donald Trump's latest travel ban targeting people from six mainly Muslim countries.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 21:42:55 +0000
Defence Forces transform GPO for homeless party
A military operation took place to transform the GPO's public office into a banqueting hall this evening for a party for 240 homeless people.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:53:51 +0000
Couple may have used food to control children
The California couple accused of beating, shackling and abusing their 13 children may have used starvation as a weapon to control them, experts say.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 20:42:12 +0000
Ryanair pilots in Spain threaten to take legal action
Ryanair pilots in Spain have threatened to take legal action against the airline over their employment rights under Spanish law if they do not receive certain assurances within the next week.

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 22:51:04 +0000
Family homelessness drops but 'more work to do'
Government figures show a significant drop in the overall homeless numbers month on month

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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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