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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:24:04 +0100
CAO points down for more than half of courses offered
About 52,000 applicants have received offers of places at third level from the CAO with changes to both the points and Leaving Cert grading systems contributing to fluctuations in the points requirements for the majority of courses.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:25:41 +0100
New bus priority measures in effect on Dublin quays
Motorists commuting into Dublin city this morning are advised to avoid the quays because of new bus priority measures.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:17:25 +0100
Ten sailors missing after US warship and tanker collide
Ten sailors are missing after a US warship collided with an oil tanker east of Singapore, the US Navy said.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:26:28 +0100
Total solar eclipse to sweep across parts of US
A total solar eclipse will sweep across parts of the US later day, with day turning into night for two minutes in 14 states.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:18:59 +0100
Business, trade focus of Varadkar's 2nd day in Canada
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is due to attend a business breakfast in Toronto this morning at the start of the second day of his three-day visit to Canada.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:04:16 +0100
Barcelona chief suspect may have crossed into France
Police in Spain are still searching for the chief suspect in the Barcelona terror attack.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 06:48:50 +0100
Sinn Féin proposal to restart NI talks to be considered
The British and Irish governments will this week consider a suggestion from Sinn Féin that negotiations to restore devolved government at Stormont should begin next Monday.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:47:58 +0100
Police carry out controlled explosions in Spanish town
Spanish police carried out controlled explosions at a house in Alcanar today where police believe the militants that carried out the attack in the Catalan capital and Cambrils had hatched their plan.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:24:21 +0100
Missing British-Australian boy was killed in Barcelona
A British-Australian boy, who had been reported as missing by his grandfather, was killed in the vehicle attack in Barcelona, an official from Catalonia region's emergency services confirmed today.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 22:51:19 +0100
Invitation to Trump still stands, says Taoiseach
The Taoiseach has said that the invitation to US President Donald Trump to visit Ireland still stands.

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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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