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Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:34:14 +0100
Traveller comments and trip to Belfast raised on debate
The issue of President Michael D Higgins' use of the Government jet on a trip to Belfast and Peter Casey's comments on the travelling community have dominated the opening of the RTÉ Prime Time Presidential debate.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 23:49:51 +0100
Recap: Prime Time President Election debate
Catch up on the RTÉ Prime Time debate featuring all six candidates for this Friday's Presidential Election.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:16:44 +0100
Site of Tuam mother-and-baby home to be excavated
The Government has approved the forensic excavation of the site of the former mother-and-baby home in Tuam, Co Galway.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:38:37 +0100
Two Dublin schools shut over structural problems
The company at the centre of this week's schools' safety assessments, Western Building Systems, has defended its work as two Dublin schools have been shut down after structural problems were discovered in the fabric of the buildings.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:47:09 +0100
Bord na Móna expected to cut hundreds of jobs
The board of directors of Bord na Móna is expected to approve a plan tomorrow that will lead to the loss of 150 jobs before Easter 2019 and up to 850 redundancies in the peat harvesting business by 2025.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:52:08 +0100
At least 20 injured after Rome escalator incident
At least 20 people have been injured after an escalator in a Rome metro station broke down.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 21:05:00 +0100
Remains identified as those of man missing since 2000
Partial human remains found 17 years ago in Co Clare have been identified as those of 20-year-old Gussie Shanahan, who disappeared in 2000.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:02:43 +0100
€1m to be lodged for house for Mhic Mhathúna children
More than €1m is to be lodged in the High Court to buy a house for the five children of 37-year-old Emma Mhic Mhathúna, who died from cancer earlier this month.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 17:53:03 +0100
BMW to recall over 10,000 cars in Ireland because of fire risk
BMW is to recall more than 10,000 cars in Ireland because of a fire risk. It is part of a global recall affecting some 1.6 million diesel cars worldwide.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 18:04:44 +0100
FG warns FF to fully cost proposals in Govt deal review
Fine Gael has warned Fianna Fáil that it must fully cost any proposals it intends to raise as part of the review of the Confidence and Supply Agreement.

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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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