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Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:04:16 +0000
Concerns about O'Sullivan's role during inquiry
The chairperson of the Policing Authority has said she has "a degree of confidence" but is concerned about the ability of the Garda Commissioner to carry out her role while the Charleton tribunal is under way.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:00:51 +0000
Student Kym Owens discharged from hospital
A student found unconscious with serious head injuries in Maynooth in Co Kildare last year is now out of hospital.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:14:39 +0000
Varadkar keen to avoid focus on personal life
Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar has said that he will not make his personal life or family life an issue in a contest for the Fine Gael leadership.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:29:09 +0000
£425k DUP Brexit drive funded by pro-Union donor
The DUP has confirmed that it received £425,000 from a group of business people led by a Scottish Conservative party member and passed it on to help fund the UK pro-Brexit campaign.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:06:46 +0000
Deadly nerve agent used to kill Kim Jong-nam
The estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un was killed with a highly toxic chemical weapon known as VX nerve agent, Malaysian police have said.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:18:16 +0000
Man due in court after wife went missing on cruise
An Irish resident is to appear in court in Rome today in connection with the disappearance of his wife during a Mediterranean cruise.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 10:25:26 +0000
Woman and child rescued from Dublin fire
A woman and child have been rescued from a fire in a house on the North Circular Road in Dublin.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 12:30:32 +0000
Bank of Ireland profits fall as dividend delayed
Bank of Ireland has reported an underlying profit of €1.071 billion for the year to the end of December, down from the €1.2 billion profit the previous year.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:26:21 +0000
Dawn Farms announces 150 jobs for Kildare centre
One of Ireland's leading food companies Dawn Farms has announced the creation of 150 jobs at its meat science and innovation centre in Co Kildare.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 11:34:01 +0000
Cardinal Desmond Connell to be laid to rest
The funeral of Cardinal Desmond Connell, a former Catholic Archbishop of Dublin, is taking place at St Mary's Pro Cathedral in Dublin.

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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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