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Sat, 21 Jul 2018 22:51:25 +0100
Trump raises questions over seized Cohen recording
US President Donald Trump has said it was "perhaps illegal" for a lawyer to record a client, a day after reports his one-time attorney had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she had an affair with Mr Trump.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 20:57:54 +0100
Plaque honours students who died in Berkeley collapse
A memorial plaque has been unveiled in Berkeley, California honouring the students who lost their lives when an apartment balcony collapsed in June 2015.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 17:42:38 +0100
Britain heading for 'no deal' Brexit, says Rees-Mogg
Hardline Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg has said Britain is heading for a no deal exit from the EU.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 23:46:26 +0100
GAA chiefs to have meeting with testimonial organisers
In the face of intense criticism, the GAA Director General and President are set to have a meeting with organisers of the Liam Miller tribute match early next week.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:54:06 +0100
Delays after truck carrying horses overturns on M50
The stretch of road on the M50 southbound near Junction 12 which was impassable due to an overturned truck has now reopened.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 17:59:50 +0100
Two-year low in support for FF, opinion poll suggests
Fianna Fáil has fallen three points to its lowest rating in two years in the Behaviour and Attitudes series of opinion polls for The Sunday Times.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:55:02 +0100
Facebook probes if data firm violated policies - report
Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company's contracts with the US government and a Russian non-profit organisation violated policies, US media has reported.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 11:45:02 +0100
Brexit: White Paper, Westminster chaos and few choices
On Friday 6 July Theresa May delivered the Chequers statement on the future relationship between the EU and UK.  Over the next ten days, despite the resignations of David Davis and Boris Johnson, the ice entombing the Brexit negotiations imperceptibly cracked.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 21:55:56 +0100
Nine members of same family die in 'duck boat' incident
Nine members of the same family were among the 17 people killed when a "duck boat" sank during a storm on Thursday on a Missouri lake in one of the deadliest US tourist tragedies in years.

Sat, 21 Jul 2018 15:16:42 +0100
Archbishop says Pope Francis will have to address abuse
The Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, has said that Pope Francis will have to address the question of abuse in the Catholic Church's history when he visits here next month.

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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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