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Wed, 18 Jul 2018 15:52:33 +0100
Johnson says border dominating Brexit debate
Britain's former foreign secretary Boris Johnson has said the UK has "allowed the question of the Northern Irish border to become so politically charged as to dominate the debate".

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:45:25 +0100
Thai cave boys and coach discharged from hospital
The 12 Thai boys and their football coach rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand waved, smiled and offered traditional "wai" greetings in their first public appearance at a national broadcast in the northern province of Chiang Rai.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:18:15 +0100
Bradley brothers jailed for life for Lucan murder
Two brothers have been jailed for life for the murder of a gunman who fired shots at their home in Dublin last year.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:04:25 +0100
Minister to meet Facebook management after exposé
The Minister for Communications has said he will be meeting Facebook management tomorrow in the wake of an exposé of practises and content moderation on the platform by a Channel 4 programme last night.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 17:33:29 +0100
Ryanair cancels 600 European flights due to strike
Ryanair is to cancel 600 flights on 25 and 26 July due to industrial action by cabin crew workers.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:55:36 +0100
Drowning victims in water for hours before rescue
The two people who died after a boat capsized off the coast of Malin Head in Co Donegal have been named as Gerry Doherty and 16-year-old Thomas Weir.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 13:15:10 +0100
Paisley Jnr suspended over non-declaration of benefits
The Commissioner for Standards in the House of Commons at Westminster has recommended that DUP MP Ian Paisley Jnr be suspended for 30 days over non-declaration of £100,000 in hospitality from the government in Sri Lanka.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:01:09 +0100
Man arrested over €3m MDMA and Ketamine seizure
A man has been arrested after Ketamine and MDMA with an estimated street value of €3m was seized in north Dublin as part of an operation targeting drug importation.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:54:09 +0100
Cliff Richard wins privacy case against BBC
Singer Cliff Richard has won his High Court privacy case against the BBC over its coverage of a police raid on his home.

Wed, 18 Jul 2018 16:40:07 +0100
Concerns MetroLink will impose 'Berlin Wall' in Dublin
A proposed new MetroLink rail service has been compared to imposing a 'Berlin Wall' on south Dublin as it will segregate communities, an Oireachtas committee has heard.

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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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