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Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:38:36 +0100
Brexit negotiators considering transition extension
EU and UK negotiators are considering the idea of extending the two-year Brexit transition by one year to provide more time to develop a temporary customs arrangement between the EU and UK, RTÉ News understands.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:52:13 +0100
Technology firm Voxpro to create 400 jobs in Cork
400 jobs are to be created in Cork over the next six months by technology outsourcing specialist Voxpro.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:23:39 +0100
Vision for mental healthcare outlined in new report
An Oireachtas Committee report on the Future of Mental Healthcare has recommended the possibility of special payments for psychiatric nurses and psychiatrists to address recruitment difficulties.

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:25:05 +0100
Belfast author Anna Burns wins Man Booker Prize
Anna Burns has become the first Northern Irish winner of the Man Booker Prize with her novel 'Milkman'.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 04:26:36 +0100
Report highlights issues faced by 13-year-olds
Over a quarter of 13 year-olds here were heavier than the medical profession says they should have been when they were surveyed in 2012 - and 6% of the total were obese.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:32:18 +0100
IMF chief postpones Middle East trip with Saudi stop
International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has postponed a planned trip to the Middle East with a stop in Saudi Arabia for an investment conference, after a prominent journalist's disappearance.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 01:13:02 +0100
Poet hits out at Galway 2020 preparations in new work
A leading Galway poet has hit out at the way in which the city is preparing to stage the 2020 European Capital of Culture event, saying the focus has shifted away from what was envisaged and that the final project will differ greatly from the initial plan.

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 23:16:55 +0100
Taoiseach: 'Significant gaps remain' in Brexit talks
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said that a positive outcome was still possible in attempts to reach agreement in the Brexit negotiations, but he said that "significant gaps remain".

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 05:01:47 +0100
Israeli jets hit targets in Gaza after rocket attack
Israeli jets have struck targets in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired into Israel from the territory early this morning.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 06:05:20 +0100
Canada legalises marijuana for recreational use
Nearly a century of marijuana prohibition draws to an end today as Canada becomes the first major Western nation to legalise and regulate its sale and recreational use.

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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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