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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:00:06 +0000
Ball still in UK's court as Brexit deadline looms
EU officials watching the vote last night were expecting a defeat, but they did not expect the sheer scale of what went down.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 05:49:57 +0000
May faces confidence vote after Brexit humiliation
Prime Minister Theresa May will face a confidence vote today after MPs overwhelmingly rejected her deal to leave the European Union, leaving Britain with no plan as it hurtles towards Brexit on 29 March.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:00:06 +0000
Tommie Gorman: The Brexit stew thickens
Daniel O'Connell was such a substantial figure that a century after his passing, Martin Luther King and Mahatma Gandhi were influenced by him.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 06:00:08 +0000
Brexit: It is going badly wrong
Three hours before the historic landslide vote against British Prime Minister Theresa May's Withdrawal Agreement a trio of Irish ministers assembled in Government Buildings in Dublin.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 04:28:51 +0000
US Senate moves to retain Aughinish Alumina sanctions
A vote is due to be held in the US Senate today on a move to block the lifting of sanctions affecting Aughinish Alumina in Limerick.

Wed, 16 Jan 2019 03:25:30 +0000
Survey has found widespread sexual harassment at UN
A third of United Nations employees have reported experiencing sexual harassment at the world body over the last two years, according to the findings of the first-ever survey on such misconduct.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:18:28 +0000
Historic defeat in Commons for May's Brexit plans
MPs have rejected Theresa May's Brexit plans by an emphatic 432 votes to 202 in a historic vote which has thrown the future of her administration and the nature of the UK's EU withdrawal into doubt.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:48:58 +0000
Government to intensify preparations for no-deal Brexit
The Government has said it will intensify preparations for a no-deal Brexit after British MPs overwhelming voted to reject a divorce deal that UK Prime Minister Theresa May had struck with EU leaders.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:20:23 +0000
'Time is almost up' - Europe reacts to Brexit vote
The European Union will intensify its preparations for a scenario in which Britain leaves the bloc without a withdrawal agreement, the bloc's chief executive said tonight.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 23:36:34 +0000
Chances of a hard Brexit have suddenly increased
Suddenly the chances of a hard Brexit have increased.

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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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