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Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:27:13 +0100
May's visit to border 'too little too late' - Sinn Féin
Sinn Féin has said British Prime Minister Theresa May's first visit to the border since the Brexit referendum is "too little too late".

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:45:56 +0100
No-deal Brexit would hit employment rate - Donohoe
Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said that a no-deal Brexit would adversely affect the country's employment rate by around 2% over time.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:20:37 +0100
Trump looks forward to second summit with Putin
US President Donald Trump has said he looks forward to his second meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, insisting that the first meeting was a success despite widespread criticism at home and abroad.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:37:47 +0100
Israel adopts divisive Jewish nation-state law
Israel's parliament has adopted a law defining the country as the nation state of the Jewish people, provoking fears it will lead to blatant discrimination against Arab citizens.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:49:11 +0100
EU urges members to step up 'no deal' preparations
The European Union has urged member countries and businesses to "step up preparations" in case EU-British negotiations fail to produce a deal for Britain's exit from the bloc.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:07:08 +0100
Businesses warned about invoice fraud scam
Businesses are being warned to be aware of an online scam - known as invoice redirect fraud - which has cost Irish companies thousands of euro and where large and small firms are being targeted on a daily basis.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 16:10:04 +0100
Paisley in emotional apology to Commons over holidays
Democratic Unionist MP Ian Paisley has made an emotional apology to the House of Commons for failing to register two family holidays funded by the Sri Lankan government.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:42:28 +0100
Burberry burned €32m of unsold products
Luxury British fashion house Burberry destroyed tens of millions of euro worth of its fashion and cosmetic products over the past year to "protect its brand".

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 18:46:06 +0100
Ryanair urges Fórsa to call off pilots' strike
Ryanair has warned that if the Irish pilots' union, Fórsa does not call off next Tuesday's planned strike, it will cancel 16 flights in and out of Ireland on that day.

Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:30:31 +0100
Arrest warrant for ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont dropped
Spain's Supreme Court has dropped a European arrest warrant for former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont, after Germany refused to extradite him to face a charge of rebellion for declaring Catalonia an independent state.

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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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