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Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:57:00 +0000
Trump vows to end 'American carnage' in speech
Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States today and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:38:52 +0000
Cannabis worth €37.5m seized at Dublin Port
Herbal cannabis with an estimated value of €37.5 million has been seized at Dublin Port.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:55:29 +0000
Inquiry finds widespread abuse of children in care
Victims of historical child abuse in Northern Ireland should receive individual state-funded compensation payments ranging between £7,500 and £100,000, a major inquiry has recommended.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:32:07 +0000
Violence flares on streets during inauguration
America's political divisions turned violent on the streets of Washington during US President Donald Trump's inauguration, as black clad anti-establishment activists smashed shop windows and clashed with police.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:50:21 +0000
Children, woman pulled from avalanche-hit hotel
Four children and a woman were today pulled clear from the ruins of an avalanche-hit hotel in central Italy, the national fire service said.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:57:25 +0000
'El Chapo' pleads not guilty in US court
Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has appeared in a US court after his surprise extradition and pleaded not guilty to charges that he ran the world's largest drug-trafficking organisation during a decades-long criminal career.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 20:35:20 +0000
Man questioned over 2005 murder of Irene White
A man in his 30s is being questioned in connection with the 2005 murder of Irene White in Co Louth.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:17:46 +0000
'Catalogue of failures' over Kincora abuse
Police investigations into the notorious Kincora boys' home in East Belfast in the mid-1970s were "inept, inadequate and far from thorough", the Historical Institutional Abuse inquiry has found.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:49:53 +0000
Trump's inauguration greeted with notes of caution
Donald Trump's inauguration as US President was greeted with notes of caution by some foreign leaders.


Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:55:01 +0000
Further strikes possible if teachers reject ballot
The Association of Secondary Teachers in Ireland has told members they face the possibility of further strike action if members reject a Department of Education pay offer which has already been accepted by other teaching unions.

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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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