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Comedy Sketches from 'Foil Arms and Hog' are worth a look
Recent sketches from Foil Arms and Hogs include one of them perfectly summing up what we all feel about Brexit and one about an Irish guy on a J1 trying to chat up an American girl.

Biggest Ever Street Performance of Steve Earle's Galway Girl
Musicians such as Sharon Shannon and Mundy joined in the biggest street performance of Steve Earle's Galway Girl on June 11th, 2016 in Galway, Ireland.

Alleged Cover-up in the Mary Boyle case: Ireland's Youngest Missing Person
A new documentary has recently been aired about the disappearance of Mary Boyle in Cashelard, near Ballyshannon in March 1977 and the subsequent investigation into her disappearance. Written and directed by Gemma O'Doherty, the documentary "Mary Boyle: The Untold Story", it investigates the events after Mary Boyle, then aged 6 years old, vanished from her grandparent's remote farm in Donegal.

J1 students urged to consult J1 guide and Travel Wise app.
The new Minister of state for the Diaspora and International Development, Joe McHugh TD, reminded those travelling to the J1 this summer to check out the J1 advice guide and to register with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade during their stay.

No change to Irish Passport Entitlements following Brexit Referendum results
Entitlements to an Irish passport will not change as a result of the UK's Brexit referendum results. Minister for Foreign Affairs Charlie Flanagan has also set to reassure UK passport holders that they will continue to enjoy EU rights until a formal was agreed with the EU.

Summer So Sweet
by Ariel O'Suilleabhain
A sweet summer sunshine amore' of an Irish summer breeze covers over the damp bogs of winter, and night jasmine burns sweet on the endearing hearts of loved ones. On each and every and all dales of Ireland present, the heavenly divine spirit ushers in his glory, named sunshine for the summer so sweet glory named sunshine of the thing.

4th of July - Yorktown
by James Francis Smith
To Celebrate the 4th of July The Siege of Yorktown The Revolutionary War's final land engagement occurred at Yorktown In Virginia. A battle George Washington would have avoided, except a loan from France, and French Admiral de Grasse's promise to provide naval support, along with the involvement of a French Army under Count de Rochambeau, convinced him otherwise.

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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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