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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 01:16:50 +0100
EPA: sewage treatment improvements nowhere near enough
The Environmental Protection Agency has said that the pace of improvements to Ireland's waste water treatment infrastructure is falling far short of requirements.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:58:00 +0100
Banks to detail how tracker issue will be tackled
The banks are expected to issue statements later this week which will give details of how they will tackle the tracker mortgage issue.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:00:07 +0100
No 'physical infrastructure' on NI border after Brexit
British Prime Minister Theresa May has said there would be no physical infrastructure imposed on the Irish border after the UK leaves the European Union.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:58:22 +0100
Man held after two people attacked, six cars hijacked
A man in his 30s has been arrested in west Dublin following a garda search for a man believed to be armed.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:58:49 +0100
First broadcast tomorrow of Supreme Court proceedings
Proceedings in the Supreme Court will be filmed and broadcast for the first time in the history of the State tomorrow morning.

Tue, 24 Oct 2017 00:01:01 +0100
Special report: Taking names from the darkness
View our special report on the latest release of files from the Military Service Pensions Collection, which archivists say contain new and unique information on the revolutionary period.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:44:59 +0100
UN says €294m pledged for care of Rohingya refugees
The UN has said that nations have pledged €294m to care for Myanmar's Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, which they call an "encouraging" step in the response to the intensifying crisis.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 23:36:01 +0100
ASTI votes to reject new public service pay agreement
The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has narrowly rejected the new public service pay agreement amid concerns over its failure to address the issue of lower pay for staff recruited since 2011.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 18:21:50 +0100
Tribunal hears Harrison inquiry based on flawed claim
Tusla's lawyer has told the Disclosures Tribunal that the inquiry in relation to whistleblower garda Keith Harrison was based on a flawed allegation that was untrue and was not even stood over.

Mon, 23 Oct 2017 20:15:30 +0100
Czech election winner calls minority govt 'unrealistic'
Czech billionaire Andrej Babis, the runaway winner of last weekend's parliamentary election, has said he wanted to form a governing coalition with a stable partner, and a minority government was an unrealistic plan.

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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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