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Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:42:39 +0000
Former VP returning to Zimbabwe to replace Mugabe
Zimbabwe's former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is expected to be sworn in as president following the resignation of Robert Mugabe, will return home today, a ruling party ZANU-PF official said.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:45:55 +0000
Spot flooding and road closures after heavy rain
Warnings have been issued to road users about surface water in many areas following heavy overnight rain.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:49:23 +0000
Verdict due in Ratko Mladic genocide trial
The UN tribunal on war crimes in the former Yugoslavia will today hand down its verdict in the genocide trial of Ratko Mladic.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:15:30 +0000
Inquest begins into Buncrana pier tragedy
The inquest into one of country's worst drowning tragedies, in which five members of a Derry family lost their lives, opens in Buncrana, Co Donegal today.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:46:18 +0000
1970s star David Cassidy dies aged 67
American actor and musician David Cassidy, who shot to fame in the 1970s US musical-sitcom The Partridge Family, has died aged 67.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 07:29:37 +0000
Disney animation chief on leave over 'unwanted hugs'
Disney animation chief John Lasseter has said he is taking a six-month leave of absence after acknowledging in an internal memo making staff feel "disrespected or uncomfortable" with unwanted hugs.

Tue, 21 Nov 2017 23:39:10 +0000
Tánaiste outlines timeline in relation to McCabe email
Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald has told the Dáil that she was told by her department last Thursday that they had located an email in relation to the legal strategy of the former garda commissioner, which was sent to her on 15 May 2015.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:27:07 +0000
US Navy aircraft crashes off Japan
A US military aircraft with 11 people aboard has crashed into the Philippine Sea while en route to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 08:39:34 +0000
Cyclist killed in Kerry road crash
A man has died following a road crash near Tralee, Co Kerry last night.

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 06:32:24 +0000
Uber failed to disclose 2016 hack affecting 57m users
Uber failed to disclose a massive breach last year that exposed the data of 57 million users of the lift-sharing service, the company's new chief executive officer has said.

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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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