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Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:03:55 +0100
Ryanair cancels 24 flights to Britain over strike
Ryanair has confirmed the cancellation of 24 flights to Britain on Friday as a result of planned industrial action by pilots.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:52:08 +0100
UK position on customs checks 'unchanged' after vote
The Department of Foreign affairs has said it has been the UK government's position that customs checks between Northern Ireland the rest of the UK are are unacceptable so it is not surprising that the amendment to the Customs Bill was accepted by the House of Commons.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:11:41 +0100
Trump under fire over Russian comments
US President Donald Trump has come in for a barrage of criticism after he defended Russia over claims of meddling in the 2016 elections.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:11:25 +0100
Coroner appeals scope of Birmingham bombing inquests
Lawyers for the coroner in charge of inquests into the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings have said the hearings will not resolve the "enduring injustice" for victims and their families.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:18:55 +0100
Unpaid contractors remove equipment from Carlow school
Building subcontractors have gone to a school construction site in Carlow and removed equipment they installed and have not been paid for.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:58:29 +0100
Unduly complex legislation slows legal process - Clarke
The Chief Justice has called on legislators to produce clearer and less complex legislation to make legal proceedings easier and quicker.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:00:56 +0100
Israel warns Syrians approaching Golan frontier
Dozens of Syrians who approached Israel's frontier fence on the Golan Heights in an apparent attempt to seek help or sanctuary, began walking back towards nearby refugee encampments after being warned off by the Israeli military.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:46:36 +0100
European Union and Japan sign historic trade deal
Japan and the European Union signed a wide-ranging free trade deal that both sides hope will act as a counterweight to the protectionist forces unleashed by US President Donald Trump.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:48:06 +0100
Water restrictions in Dublin area went 'as planned'
Irish Water has said that there has been no increase in the levels of calls from the public to its customer helpline centre after the first night of the imposition of water pressure restrictions in the Dublin area.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:31:55 +0100
Approval for Ireland's first technological university
Formal approval will be given today for the country's first technological university.

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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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