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Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:49:07 +0000
Information sought on getaway car in Hutch murder probe
Gardaí are looking for information on a second getaway car which they believe was used in the murder of Derek Hutch in west Dublin yesterday afternoon.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:56:11 +0000
Thousands queue up to pay respects to singer O'Riordan
Thousands of people queued in Limerick city this afternoon to pay their respects to Cranberries singer Dolores O'Riordan.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:47:09 +0000
Turkish forces push into Syria, battle Kurdish militia
Turkey's army and rebel allies battled US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province today, stepping up a two-day-old campaign against YPG fighters that has opened a new front in Syria's civil war.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:11:33 +0000
Gunmen kill dozens after storming Kabul hotel
Gunmen in army uniforms who stormed Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel yesterday and battled Afghan Special Forces through the night killed more than 30 people and wounded many more, although the final toll of dead and wounded may still be higher.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:13:25 +0000
German SPD votes for coalition talks with Merkel
Germany's Social Democrats (SPD) voted today to begin formal coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives, moving Europe's economic powerhouse one step closer to a stable government after months of political deadlock.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:31:07 +0000
O'Neill to run for Sinn Féin deputy leadership
Sinn Féin's Michelle O'Neill has said she intends to put herself forward for the position of deputy leader of the party.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 21:05:07 +0000
Heavy rain leads to spot flooding around the country
Flooding and road closures have been reported across the country today following heavy rain overnight.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 22:58:42 +0000
UNRWA seek more Irish funding as US cuts contribution
The head of the UN welfare agency for Palestinian refugees has said that it will have to seek more funding from Ireland and other existing donors as a result of the US decision to radically reduce its funding contribution.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 16:01:40 +0000
Govt hopes to have referendum wording by 30 January
Minister of State for Housing and Urban Renewal Damien English has said the Government hopes to reach a decision on the wording for the referendum on the Eighth Amendment by Tuesday 30 January.

Sun, 21 Jan 2018 15:31:17 +0000
We are sleeping through climate change wake-up calls
The latest data from leading climate trend record keepers published last week shows that 2017 was among the top three warmest years on record.

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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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