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Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:08:54 +0000
Strike at Tesco stores suspended for talks
The ongoing strike at a number of Tesco stores will be suspended from this morning after both sides in the dispute agreed to attend discussions at the invitation of the Labour Court.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 02:04:24 +0000
Pele's son to go to jail for 13 years
A Brazilian court has ruled that football legend Pele's son, Edinho, who was convicted of money laundering and drug trafficking, must begin serving nearly 13 years in prison, his lawyer said.

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 00:21:22 +0000
Business vows to repay parents over grinds classes
A business that owes thousands of euro to parents for grinds paid for, but not delivered, has said it is determined to pay back the money.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:44:22 +0000
Retired teacher found guilty of assaulting boy
A 77-year-old retired primary school teacher has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a nine-year-old schoolboy on eight occasions in the early 1990s.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:57:06 +0000
White House bars major media outlets from briefing
US President Donald Trump's White House barred several major US media outlets from a daily press briefing today, raising accusations of favouritism.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:33:01 +0000
Horan is GAA president elect after landslide win
GAA President-elect John Horan insists that he will remain in the background for the next 12 months in order to allow Aogan O Fearghail see out his term in office.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 18:28:24 +0000
Bus Éireann strike becoming 'unavoidable'
SIPTU has warned members at Bus Éireann that an indefinite strike is now becoming unavoidable and that they must prepare for a hard battle which will not end in the short term.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 21:13:53 +0000
French judge takes over probe on Fillon scandal
French prosecutors have appointed a magistrate to investigate allegations concerning presidential candidate Francois Fillon and his wife in a scandal over public money she received for work she may not have done.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 22:45:48 +0000
Concerns about O'Sullivan's role during inquiry
The chairperson of the Policing Authority has said she has "a degree of confidence" but is concerned about the ability of the Garda Commissioner to carry out her role while the Charleton Tribunal is under way.

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 19:28:26 +0000
HSE support staff call off threatened strike
HSE support staff belonging to SIPTU have called off their threatened strike due to start on Monday week after agreement was reached in a dispute over job evaluations, interns and arrangements in emergency departments.

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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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