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Thu, 22 Mar 2018 23:56:57 +0000
Two women dead after road incident in Co Galway
Two women have died following a road incident in Ballinasloe, Co Galway.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 23:47:54 +0000
Trump ousts McMaster as national security advisor
US President Donald Trump has chosen John Bolton as his new national security adviser, replacing H.R. McMaster.

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 02:57:56 +0000
Chinese threatens its own tariffs against US
China has today released a list of potential tariffs on $3 billion worth of US goods, from pork to fruits and wine, that it could impose in retaliation to new US trade sanctions.

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 00:01:03 +0000
Sinn Féin's Murphy reveals physical abuse by Finegan
A senior Sinn Féin politician has revealed a notorious paedophile priest physically abused him when he was a schoolboy and tried to sexually groom him.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 20:34:53 +0000
No withdrawal treaty without 'backstop' - Varadkar
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said there can be no withdrawal treaty for Britain's departure from the European Union that does not contain a so-called "backstop" option on avoiding a hard border.

Fri, 23 Mar 2018 03:07:55 +0000
Playboy model claims affair with Donald Trump
A Playboy model who says she had a months-long affair with Donald Trump a decade before his election as president has told CNN that he tried to pay her for sex.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 23:28:46 +0000
'Highly likely' Russia behind spy attack - Tusk
EU leaders have agreed with Britain's assessment that Moscow was "highly likely" responsible for the poisoning of a Russian ex-spy.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 21:07:39 +0000
Establishing cause of Ballymun fire could take a month
Dublin Fire Brigade says it is likely to take a month before the cause of the fire at an apartment block in Ballymun can be established.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 19:08:08 +0000
Belfast rape trial hears accused is 'not a weasel'
A barrister for a friend of two rugby players on trial for rape has delivered his closing speech to Belfast Crown Court.

Thu, 22 Mar 2018 18:44:23 +0000
NTA outlines €3bn underground Metro plan
Plans for a €3bn underground Metro service in Dublin have been announced by the National Transport Authority.

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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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