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Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:19:37 +0100
High Court refuses challenge to referendum result
The High Court has refused permission to two people seeking to challenge the result of the referendum on the Eighth Amendment.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:29:30 +0100
Daughter says abusive father 'destroyed my life'
A 61-year-old former member of the Irish Defence Forces has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for regularly sexually assaulting his daughter from the age of three.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:15:00 +0100
Backstop agreement central to Brexit deal - Barnier
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator has questioned whether Theresa May's proposals for customs arrangements are workable.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:31:04 +0100
No inconsistency in May's backstop comments - Varadkar
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said he does not see any inconsistency with Theresa May's comments today on the backstop proposed by Ireland and the EU, and what she has said previously.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:28:44 +0100
Taoiseach and Fianna Fáil leader hold talks
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin have met in Killarney to discuss a number of issues including their Confidence and Supply Agreement.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:55:15 +0100
Third man facing life sentence over Butterly murder
A man who was arrested in Spain after he failed to show up at his trial in Dublin for the murder of Peter Butterly pleaded guilty this morning at the Special Criminal Court.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 17:21:39 +0100
Mother and baby reunited after Birmingham carjacking
Police in England are searching for two men after a four-week old baby was driven away when her mother's car was carjacked in Birmingham - the little girl was later found abandoned at a health centre.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 14:34:51 +0100
Man found guilty of murder of Cork woman
A 27-year-old man has been found guilty of the murder of a woman in Cork last year.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 16:37:04 +0100
14 injured in suspected knife attack on German bus
At least 14 people have been wounded in a suspected knife attack on a bus in the northern German city of Lübeck, local media has reported.

Fri, 20 Jul 2018 15:54:37 +0100
Second 24-hour strike by Ryanair pilots under way
Ryanair pilots based in Ireland have begun their second 24-hour strike in a week in a dispute about their terms and conditions.

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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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