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Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:38:22 +0000
McCabe tribunal to hold first sitting
The tribunal set up to investigate an alleged smear campaign against garda whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe is to hold its first public sittings at Dublin Castle.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 08:25:18 +0000
Result of Waterford post-mortem examination due
The results of a post-mortem examination carried out on a retired farmer who died at his home in west Waterford are due later this morning.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:32:21 +0000
Trump's pick for Navy secretary turns down role
US President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of the Navy has withdrawn from consideration, the second time a Trump nominee to lead one of the armed services bowed out because of government conflict-of-interest rules.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:07:40 +0000
Shock at Oscars as wrong Best Picture winner announced
Coming-of-age tale Moonlight won the Oscar for best picture on Hollywood's biggest night, which was overshadowed by an embarrassing onstage gaffe over the top award, when La La Land was mistakenly announced as the winner.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 09:09:31 +0000
Motorcyclist killed in Galway road crash
A motorcyclist in his 40s has died in a road crash in Co Galway.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 07:59:51 +0000
Callinan confirmed he met TD in car park
RTÉ has learned that the former garda commissioner Martin Callinan confirmed to a judge-led review that he did meet TD John McGuinness, days before whistleblower Sergeant Maurice McCabe appeared before the Dáil's PAC in 2014.

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:12:19 +0000
Kenneally abuse victims critical of Tusla
The child protection agency Tusla has been criticised for not explaining why the HSE never sought to remove a paedophile from a basketball club even though gardaí had told the HSE about him.

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 19:26:09 +0000
Two teens arrested over man's death in Co Down
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead following an assault.

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 22:02:54 +0000
Iraqi forces in bid to secure key Mosul bridge
US-backed Iraqi forces pushed deeper into western Mosul today, aiming to capture a bridge across the Tigris which would link the city's government-held eastern bank with the ongoing offensive against remaining militants in the west.

Mon, 27 Feb 2017 06:16:36 +0000
Investigation into death of man in Waterford
Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an elderly man in Co Waterford.

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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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