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Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:45:33 +0100
Motion an 'irresponsible stunt' by Sinn Féin - Minister
The Minister for Housing has described a motion of no confidence in him as an "irresponsible stunt" by Sinn Féin.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:32:00 +0100
PAC examining annual spending at Áras an Uachtaráin
The Dáil Public Accounts Committee is hearing from the country's top civil servant as it looks at the annual expenditure at Áras an Uachtaráin.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:45:52 +0100
UK cabinet reportedly agrees Brexit immigration rules
EU nationals should be subject to the same rules as migrants from the rest of the world after free movement ceases to apply in the UK post-Brexit, the British cabinet has reportedly agreed.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:53:21 +0100
'I'm telling the truth' - Kavanaugh defends reputation
US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has said he would not step aside after a second woman accused him of sexual misconduct decades ago.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:15:52 +0100
Foster says unaware of scale of RHI difficulties
DUP leader Arlene Foster is giving evidence to the Renewable Heat Incentive inquiry into the so-called 'cash-for-ash' green energy scandal.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:28:37 +0100
Man, 74, found alive days after US fire
A 74-year-old man has been found alive five days after a fire swept through his retirement community building in Washington.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:42:10 +0100
New Zealand's 'first baby' attends UN summit
New Zealand's prime minister, who garnered international attention for giving birth while in office, turned heads by bringing her three-month-old daughter into the UN assembly hall yesterday.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:03:37 +0100
Miller family will take comfort from game - Barrett
Former Republic of Ireland international Graham Barrett believes that today's tribute match for his former team-mate Liam Miller will bring comfort to his family.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:16:52 +0100
Boxer awarded £8,500 in non-selection case
A Protestant boxer from Belfast has been awarded £8,500 in settlement of a case he brought against the Ulster Boxing Council under fair employment laws.

Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:35:31 +0100
Report says anti-repeat offending programme a success
It has been recommended that a programme to tackle repeat offending be rolled out across the country after it was successful in three pilot schemes in the Dublin area.

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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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