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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:45:37 +0100
Taoiseach launches Fine Gael's Vote Yes campaign
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said it is time to put compassion at the centre of our laws by voting yes in the upcoming abortion referendum.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:27:08 +0100
Chemical arms watchdog takes samples in Syria's Douma
Inspectors from the global chemical arms watchdog took samples in the Syrian town of Douma today after an alleged poison gas attack, the body said.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:57:58 +0100
Holiday plans for thousands hit as sailings cancelled
Up to 10,000 holidaymakers have had summer sailings cancelled after Irish Ferries said it may not take delivery of its new ferry, the WB Yeats, before July.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:37:55 +0100
North Korea's suspension of nuclear tests welcomed
North Korea has said it would immediately suspend nuclear and missile tests, scrap its nuclear test site and instead pursue economic growth and peace, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 22:21:12 +0100
Austin Powers star Verne Troyer dies at 49
Austin Powers star Verne Troyer has died aged 49, his official social media accounts have confirmed.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 18:34:25 +0100
Ahern walks out of interview over tribunal questions
Former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has walked out of an interview with German broadcaster DW after being questioned on the findings of the Mahon Tribunal.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:20:49 +0100
What is the Denis O'Brien and INM controversy about?
This week the rapidly escalating controversy at Independent News & Media spilled over into the political arena and put a Government minister on the ropes.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 21:02:32 +0100
Barbara Bush remembered as role model at Texas funeral
Former first lady Barbara Bush was remembered at her funeral today as a formidable but caring figure whose devotion to her family was matched only by her commitment to public service.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:39:11 +0100
Efforts under way to save Other Voices church in Dingle
Efforts are under way in Dingle to save a 210-year-old church which has been badly damaged by woodworm and wet rot.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 19:38:43 +0100
Shoppers encouraged to leave plastic in stores
Shoppers around the country are planning to leave their unwanted plastic packaging at their local supermarket today.

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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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