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Sun, 30 Apr 2017 03:34:03 +0100
President Trump hails his first 100 days in office
US President Donald Trump has hailed his "very productive" first 100 days as president and told a cheering crowd of supporters "great battles" lay ahead.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:58:35 +0100
Kenny: Ireland's challenges recognised at EU summit
The Taoiseach has hailed the outcome of the extraordinary European summit in Brussels as "a huge endorsement of the Government's approach to the Brexit negotiations and a clear recognition of the unique and specific challenges facing Ireland".

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:17:02 +0100
Murder investigation launched into woman's death
Gardaí have launched a murder investigation into the death of a 31-year-old woman in Waterford.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:54:38 +0100
'Community devastated' after two teens killed in crash
Two teenagers have died and three others have been injured in a road crash in Co Donegal in the early hours of this morning.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 22:47:40 +0100
Pope calls for mediation to ease North Korea tensions
Pope Francis said a third country, such as Norway, should try to mediate the dispute between North Korea and Washington, to cool a situation that had become "too hot" and posed the risk of nuclear devastation.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:42:03 +0100
Support for Fianna Fáil rises, opinion poll suggests
Support for Fianna Fáil has risen to its highest level in almost a year, in the Sunday Business Post Red C series of opinion polls.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 21:23:16 +0100
Turkey fires 3,900 civil servants and bans dating shows
Turkish authorities have expelled more than 3,900 people from the civil service, military and gendarmerie, the government said, in what appears to be the latest large-scale purge related to last year's failed coup.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:51:16 +0100
Search takes place for couple missing since 2015
A search took place in Co Louth today as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a couple two years ago.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 21:55:21 +0100
US and South Korea take part in military drills
The US aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson kicked off a joint drill with the South Korean navy today, officials said, as tensions rose over North Korea's latest test-fire of a ballistic missile.

Sat, 29 Apr 2017 17:37:05 +0100
Le Pen announces eurosceptic for possible PM role
French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen said she would appoint eurosceptic Nicolas Dupont-Aignan as her prime minister if she was to be elected on 7 May.

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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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