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Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:43:47 +0000
First of 165 emergency beds for homeless to open
The first of 165 extra emergency beds for rough sleepers in Dublin will be opened this evening as part of a €4m initiative by the city council.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:51:37 +0000
One arrest made in Dutch terror operation
Police in Rotterdam have arrested a 30-year-old after a Kalashnikov AK-47 rifle was found with two full magazines in his apartment.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:48:04 +0000
UN votes strongly in favour of Syrian truce
The United Nations General Assembly has voted by 122 to 13  to demand an immediate cessation of hostilities in Syria, humanitarian aid access throughout the country and an end to all sieges, including in Aleppo.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:06:07 +0000
Man remanded for sentencing over internet cafe row
A 40-year-old man who kicked another man to death following a row over a 70c phone call five years ago told gardaí that by taking a life he had destroyed his own, the Central Criminal Court has heard.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 19:11:45 +0000
Adams: Agreement not to give 'names' over killing
Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams has refused to say if he will give to gardaí the name of the man he brought the Stack brothers to meet in relation to the murder of their father.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:56:37 +0000
Obama requests review of election cyberattacks
US President Barack Obama has requested a review of all cyber attacks that took place during the 2016 election cycle amid allegations of Russian interference.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:36:28 +0000
Farrell statement to be referred to Dáil committee
Contents of a statement made by Fine Gael TD Alan Farrell are to be referred to the Dáil Committee on Procedure and Privileges by Ceann Comhairle Sean Ó Fearghaíl.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 13:13:50 +0000
WADA investigation reveals 'unprecedented' doping
More than 1,000 Russian athletes in 30 Olympic and Paralympic sports benefited from a state-sponsored doping cover-up between 2011 and 2015, an investigation funded by the World Anti-Doping Agency has found.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 18:56:59 +0000
Nurse tells of 'exemplary care' given by Scully
A specialist nurse has told the Central Criminal Court that the child at the centre of a manslaughter trial was one of the most profoundly disabled she had ever come across.

Fri, 9 Dec 2016 17:19:26 +0000
EU says Govt's Apple appeal is too long - report
The EU General Court has asked the Government to tweak its appeal of the European Commission order to force Apple to pay Ireland €13 billion plus interest, according to people familiar with the matter.

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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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