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Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:01:28 +0000
AG will 'look afresh' at Stardust inquest request
The Attorney General will "look afresh" at a formal request from relatives of the Stardust victims to carry out a second inquest, the Taoiseach has told the Dáil.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:14:29 +0000
Broadband review to be published 'as soon as possible'
The Attorney General has advised that the review of the National Broadband Plan procurement process by its Independent Auditor should be sent to the individuals named in the document before being published.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:10:18 +0000
May not expected to agree final deal at Juncker meeting
British Prime Minister Theresa May is not expected to agree a final version of the declaration on Britain's future relationship with the European Union at a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker tomorrow, her spokesman has said.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:54:44 +0000
NI review of rape trials proposes exclusion of public
A review into how Northern Ireland's criminal justice system deals with serious sexual assault cases has recommended the exclusion of the public from court proceedings.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:14:41 +0000
Flat rate expenses review will come into force in 2020
The Revenue Commissioner's review of flat rate expenses will not take effect until 2020, according to the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:25:46 +0000
Garda awarded €25k over deportation flight attack
A detective garda, whose face was slashed in a razor blade attack on an aeroplane as he accompanied a deported Nigerian man to Lagos, has been awarded €25,000 damages.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:21:00 +0000
More than 50 killed by suicide bomber in Afghanistan
A suicide bomber blew himself up in the Afghan capital Kabul today, killing more than 50 people, three government officials said.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 15:03:28 +0000
Woman died after jugular torn during medical procedure
A 76-year-old woman died after a catastrophic complication when her jugular vein was torn during a medical procedure at University Hospital Limerick almost two years ago.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 14:28:55 +0000
Cahill has low expectations for Sinn Féin meeting
Máiría Cahill has said she has low expectations ahead of her meeting with the Sinn Féin leader, Mary Lou McDonald, this afternoon.

Tue, 20 Nov 2018 13:57:09 +0000
Council says Hellfire Club developments are necessary
A proposed visitor centre development at the Hellfire Club is necessary to cater for population growth, according to South Dublin County Council.

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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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