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Sat, 21 Oct 2017 18:47:38 +0100
Protests held as Spain plans to dismiss Catalonia govt
Protesters are gathering in Barcelona this evening, hours after the Spanish government announced plans to impose direct rule on Catalonia.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:30:41 +0100
High winds and flooding as Storm Brian hits Ireland
Storm Brian has resulted in flooding and surface water in areas of the country that were among the worst hit by Storm Ophelia on Monday.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:53:48 +0100
Murder probe launched after woman found dead in Belfast
The PSNI have launched a murder investigation after a woman was found dead on the outskirts of Belfast today.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 17:59:31 +0100
Support for main parties dips in latest opinion poll
There are no post-Budget gains for either Fine Gael or Fianna Fáil, according to the latest Sunday Business Post/RED C opinion poll.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:39:33 +0100
Mugabe choice as WHO envoy 'bizarre' - Harris
Minister for Health Simon Harris has said the appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador of the World Health Organisation is "offensive" and "bizarre".

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:15:48 +0100
Four injured in Munich knife attack, suspect detained
Police have detained a suspect in a knife attack in the southern German city of Munich in which four people were injured.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:48:19 +0100
Man dies after being struck by two cars in Dundalk
A man has died after he was struck by two cars in Co Louth in the early hours of this morning.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:34:30 +0100
Trump says he plans to release JFK files
US President Donald Trump said that subject to receipt of further information, he planned to allow the opening of long-secret files on the November 1963 assassination of president John F Kennedy that are scheduled for release next week.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 15:42:25 +0100
Motorist drove at 177km/h during Operation Slow Down
A motorist travelling at 177km/h in a 100km/h zone in Co Donegal was one of 225 vehicles caught speeding during Operation Slow Down.

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 16:18:09 +0100
Australian police offer reward in serial killer case
Australian police offered a record AUS$6 million in rewards to catch the serial killer or killers behind the murders of six Melbourne women in the 1980s.

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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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