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Sun, 25 Feb 2018 21:10:32 +0000
Arrest made in investigation into Adrian Donohoe murder
A man has been arrested in relation to the murder of Detective Garda Adrian Donohoe in Co Louth five years ago.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 21:31:24 +0000
Four hospitalised following explosion in Leicester
Four people have been hospitalised following a reported explosion in Leicester, East Midlands Ambulance Service have said.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 21:07:27 +0000
Man seriously injured in Coolock shooting
A man has been seriously injured in a shooting in the Coolock area of Dublin.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 21:15:48 +0000
Not-for-profit group may bid for PTSB mortgages
Permanent TSB has said it is open to "any credible party" purchasing its controversial, €3.7 billion property portfolio, Project Glas.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 17:51:32 +0000
Germany, France urge Russia to push Syria ceasefire
The leaders of Germany and France have urged Russia to exert "maximum pressure" on Syria for an "immediate" implementation of a UN ceasefire in the war-ravaged country, Berlin said.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 20:02:07 +0000
Victims of Troubles killings march for justice
Victims of the Troubles are tired of their rights being used as a "bargaining chip" in the push to get a deal at Stormont, a campaigner has said.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:42:18 +0000
Man found dead in Sligo was victim of violent assault
The man whose body was found in a house in Co Sligo yesterday afternoon was the victim of a violent assault with a weapon, it is understood.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 17:10:56 +0000
Minister: Good Friday will deliver soft Brexit
The Minister for Justice has said he believes that the terms of the Good Friday Agreement will deliver a soft Brexit.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 18:51:19 +0000
Emergency Govt meeting planned ahead of cold snap
The Government Task Force on Emergency Planning is to meet tomorrow as exceptionally cold weather is forecast for next week with significant wind chill and severe frosts.

Sun, 25 Feb 2018 17:11:21 +0000
Teenager dies following injury at football match
A 14-year-old boy from Dingle, Co Kerry, who was hospitalised following a football match last Wednesday, has died.

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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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