Social networking for Irish people abroad and in Ireland. is an online community with over 250,000 members worldwide. The site is for Irish expats, descendants and any person wishing to travel to Ireland.

RTÉ News - News Headlines
Latest Irish and international news supplied by
1 2

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:00:03 +0000
Woman charged over Mulhuddart shooting
A 24-year-old woman has appeared in court charged in connection with a shooting in Dublin in which a baby boy was among three people injured.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:18:33 +0000
Britain First deputy leader re-arrested after hearing
The deputy leader of the far-right Britain First group has been re-arrested in Belfast, along with party leader Paul Golding

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:14:23 +0000
Dáil to debate Eighth committee report early in 2018
The Tánaiste has provided some clarity on the steps Government will take once the Oireachtas Committee on the Eighth Amendment publishes its report next week.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:10:13 +0000
Man assaulted and forced to make two cash withdrawals
Two people have been arrested following an aggravated burglary in Dublin, in which a man was forced to withdraw money from an ATM and a bank branch.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:24:39 +0000
Memorial held for Grenfell Tower victims
A national service of remembrance has taken place at St Paul's Cathedral in London to mark six months to the day since the Grenfell Tower disaster.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 11:36:00 +0000
Living in the shadow of Grenfell Tower
London Correspondent Fiona Mitchell reports that a delicate balancing act remains for those who live in the shadow of Grenfell Tower.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:04:42 +0000
Putin says US in grip of 'fabricated' spy-mania
Russian President Vladimir Putin has said the United States is in the grip of a fabricated spy-mania whipped up by President Donald Trump's opponents but he thought battered US-Russia relations would recover one day.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:44:01 +0000
EU set to endorse move to next phase of Brexit talks
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to attend a European Council summit in Brussels today that will be dominated by the Brexit negotiations.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:17:32 +0000
Disney to buy Fox film, TV businesses for $52.4 billion
Walt Disney has agreed to buy film, television and international businesses from Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 14:38:40 +0000
Ryanair says industrial action will impact some flights
Ryanair said threatened industrial action by some of its pilots in five countries may lead to some flight disruptions next week and it will publish contingency plans to minimise the impact on Monday.

1 2

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

Tell Your Story
All you have to do is login to IrishAbroad (remember it's free), go to and click the 'Add a new Post' link in the left hand menu.

Please remember that Blogs are for writing stories, features, articles, recipes or diaries. They should not be used for posting questions or discussions.

IrishAbroad Network Login





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

Do you wish to contribute to the recipe section? Contact us at

The Irish Kitchen on Twitter:
Please follow us @IrishKitchen1



 © 2009