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Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:21:48 +0100
Bus Éireann says absenteeism leading to cancellations
Absenteeism at Bus Éireann has doubled, leading to cancellations of services after the company implemented new rosters for drivers in the east of the country.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:24:02 +0100
HSE €132m over budget in first half of year
The Health Service Executive went over budget by €132 million in the year to June, according to its latest performance report.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:17:26 +0100
Legendary Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn has died
Coronation Street actress Liz Dawn, who played Vera Duckworth in the soap, has died at the age of 77. She died "peacefully in her sleep", her family said.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:17:16 +0100
Bere Island syndicate collects EuroMillions winnings
A lottery syndicate which won a €500,000 EuroMillions Plus ticket bought on Bere Island in west Cork has collected the winning cheque at the National Lottery's headquarters in Dublin.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:45:10 +0100
Garda denies not giving full information to Tusla
A Donegal garda has denied at the Disclosures Tribunal that she did not give full information to the Child and Family Agency, Tusla about a complaint made by Garda Keith Harrison's partner.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:31:44 +0100
Fears over Eighth Amendment committee deadline
A member of the special Oireachtas committee considering proposals to repeal the Eighth Amendment has raised fears that it will not be able to complete its work by Christmas.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:45:00 +0100
Trump urged to calm tensions with North Korea
South Korea wants US President Donald Trump to calm tensions with North Korea and says sanctions and diplomacy are the appropriate response to what it calls ongoing provocations by the North.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 12:53:33 +0100
Hearing over use of epilepsy drug for pregnant women
The European Medicines Agency is holding a public hearing in London today, to consider whether current advice against taking the epilepsy drug sodium valproate while pregnant is strong enough

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:26:37 +0100
Man arrested in O'Connor murder investigation
A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of Patricia O'Connor, whose dismembered remains were found in the Dublin-Wicklow Mountains earlier this year.

Tue, 26 Sep 2017 11:18:46 +0100
Health funding behind rate of homelessness - report
Homeless charity Dublin Simon has said health spending has not kept pace with the increasing number in emergency accommodation.

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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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