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Sat, 21 Apr 2018 01:41:53 +0100
North Korea suspends nuclear and missile tests
North Korea will suspend nuclear and missile tests effective immediately and abolish a nuclear test site in a bid to pursue economic growth and peace on the Korean peninsula, the North's state media has said, ahead of planned summits with South Korea and the United States.

Sat, 21 Apr 2018 02:43:59 +0100
Most who lost trackers to be compensated by June
The Governor of the Central Bank has said that most of the customers wrongly taken off tracker mortgages will have received their compensation payments by the end of June

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:11:28 +0100
Former principal charged with fraud over pupil numbers
A former principal at a national school in Co Longford has been charged with fraud in relation to overstating the number of pupils in her school to obtain grants and funding for additional teaching posts.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 23:55:57 +0100
Swedish DJ Avicii has died at the age of 28
Swedish DJ Avicii has died at the age of 28, according to a statement from his representative.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:10:44 +0100
British govt sticking by proposals for Irish border
The British government has insisted it is sticking by its proposals for keeping the Irish border open after Brexit, amid reports that they have been rejected by Brussels.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:12:41 +0100
Council votes to lift traffic ban on Patrick Street
Cork City Council has voted unanimously by 28-0 to lift the ban on private traffic on Patrick Street for three months.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:26:58 +0100
Democrats file lawsuit over 2016 election 'disruption'
In the US, the Democratic Party has filed a lawsuit against Russia, President Donald Trump's campaign and WikiLeaks charging that they conspired to disrupt the 2016 US presidential election.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:14:11 +0100
Big Tom's funeral told 'the king will live on'
The funeral of country music star Big Tom McBride has been told that "the king will live on".

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 17:58:09 +0100
Dutch criminal with Kinahan links jailed for 18 years
A Dutch Moroccan criminal with links to the Kinahan crime gang has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

Fri, 20 Apr 2018 22:10:33 +0100
Dublin direct provision centre to close in June
Alternative accommodation is being sought for more than 50 people after it emerged that a direct provision centre in Dublin is to close in the coming weeks.

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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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