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Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:33:19 +0100
Trump claims he misspoke in Putin press conference
US President Donald Trump has said he misspoke at a joint news conference with Russian leader Vladimir Putin and meant to say he saw no reason why it was not Russia that interfered in the 2016 US election.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:47:53 +0100
Govt needs to prepare for 'no deal' Brexit - Varadkar
The Taoiseach has said the Government needs to "step up our preparations for a no-deal scenario", although he thought that outcome is unlikely.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 21:43:53 +0100
Ryanair cancels 24 flights to Britain over strike
Ryanair has confirmed the cancellation of 24 flights to Britain on Friday as a result of planned industrial action by pilots.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:03:52 +0100
No one has 'veto' on appointment of judges - Flanagan
The Minister for Justice, Charlie Flanagan, has said he rejects any assertion that anybody has a veto over the appointment of judges.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:55:52 +0100
British govt defeated on amendment to Trade Bill
British Prime Minister Theresa May has seen off a significant challenge to her Brexit plans, thwarting a rebel Tory move which could have forced her to try to keep Britain in a customs union with the EU.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 17:49:01 +0100
National Anthem for the deaf performed for first time
A new Irish Sign Language version of the National Anthem has been officially performed for the first time by a deaf choir and Corporal Anthony Kelly, a piper from the Defences Forces band. The historic performance took place in Leinster House today

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 13:11:25 +0100
Coroner appeals scope of Birmingham bombing inquests
Lawyers for the coroner in charge of inquests into the 1974 Birmingham pub bombings have said the hearings will not resolve the "enduring injustice" for victims and their families.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 19:26:42 +0100
Facebook moderators instructed not to remove content
Facebook moderators were instructed not to remove extreme, abusive or graphic content from the platform even when it violated the company's guidelines, an undercover investigation has found.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 20:11:20 +0100
Unpaid contractors remove equipment from Carlow school
Building subcontractors have gone to a school construction site in Carlow and removed equipment they installed and have not been paid for.

Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:28:00 +0100
Minister says water restrictions appear to be working
The Minister for Housing has said overnight water restrictions in the Dublin area appear to be working, but they are being kept under review so that more serious restrictions will not be needed coming into the autumn.

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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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