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Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:46:05 +0100
Naughten's explanation 'anything but clear' - Howlin
Labour leader Brendan Howlin has said the explanation by Minister for Communications Denis Naughten about discussions he had with a public relations executive acting for INM was "anything but clear".

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:23:28 +0100
Man arrested in Dublin after seizure of drugs worth €1m
A man has been arrested after drugs with an estimated street value of around €1m were seized in Dublin.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:16:03 +0100
Not all assaults on prison officers are recorded - POA
The Prison Officers' Association has accused the Prison Service of failing to record all assaults on prison officers as injuries sustained by officers intervening in fights among inmates are no longer recorded.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:47:20 +0100
Kerry school bans smart phones outside class times
A school in Co Kerry has introduced a ban on smart phones and social media apps outside school hours, with the full support of parents.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:18:18 +0100
Engine inspections ordered after US Southwest explosion
US aviation officials have ordered the inspection of some 220 jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade caused an engine to explode on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:46:30 +0100
NASA's newest planet-hunting spacecraft launched
A Falcon 9 rocket has successfully blasted off from Florida on SpaceX's first high-priority science mission for NASA - to search for worlds beyond our solar system that might be capable of harbouring life.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:48:23 +0100
Two arrested over death of man in Belfast
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man's body was discovered in Belfast yesterday evening.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 09:39:21 +0100
Health sector workers top work-related illness table
New research on work-related injuries and illness shows health sector workers are most likely to be off work due to work-related illness.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:52:21 +0100
Great Barrier Reef hit by catastrophic die-off in 2016
Australia's Great Barrier Reef suffered a "catastrophic die-off" of coral during an extended heatwave in 2016, threatening a broader range of reef life than previously feared, a new report has revealed.

Thu, 19 Apr 2018 10:46:42 +0100
Cuba confirms candidate to replace President Castro
Cuban officials have confirmed that Miguel Diaz-Canel is the sole candidate to succeed President Raul Castro.

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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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