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Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:16:44 +0100
27 UK tower blocks fail cladding fire safety tests
Hundreds of residents of fIve tower blocks in London have spent the night in temporary accommodation after they were advised to vacate their homes by the local council over fire safety fears after the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:07:43 +0100
Pedestrian dies in Co Mayo road collision
An elderly pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in Co Mayo in the early hours of this morning

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 11:21:34 +0100
120 people feared buried in China landslide
Rescuers have recovered at least five bodies after a massive landslide buried a village in southwest China, an official said, as state media said over 120 people remained missing.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:29:27 +0100
Thousands set to gather for Pride Parade in Dublin
Thousands of people are expected to gather in Dublin city centre this afternoon for the country's biggest Pride Parade.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:11:13 +0100
Saudi Arabia and Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar
Qatar has confirmed it has received a list of demands from countries which have cut diplomatic ties with Doha, according to a statement released on state media.

Sat, 24 Jun 2017 10:07:29 +0100
Will Goodbody: Uber was an accident waiting to happen
Over the past few years, to those of us on the outside looking in, watching Uber has been like observing a car crash in slow motion, writes Will Goodbody, Science & Technology Correspondent.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:51:58 +0100
Varadkar defends use of AIB proceeds to pay down debt
The Taoiseach has defended the use of the proceeds from the sale of an almost 29% stake in AIB to pay down debt.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:39:35 +0100
May defends proposals for EU citizens living in Britain
British Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her proposals to guarantee the rights of EU citizens living in Britain, saying several leaders of the bloc had reacted positively and she wanted agreement as soon as possible.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:49:43 +0100
Trump does not intend to fire Mueller - White House
US President Donald Trump has no intention of firing the special counsel investigating charges of Russian meddling in the 2016 US election, even though he questioned the official's impartiality in an interview, the White House said today.

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 22:40:03 +0100
Coveney confident power-sharing deal can be reached
The Minister for Foreign Affairs has said that he believes the deadline to restore power-sharing at Stormont is "doable" but he said he would not take it for granted.

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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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