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Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:06:52 +0000
Taoiseach promises tax cuts in Ard Fheis address
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has committed to increase the point at which people pay the top rate of tax to €50,000 for a single person and €100,000 for a two income married couple over the next five budgets.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:08:47 +0000
Over 1,000 now missing in California wildfires
Over 1,000 people are now reported missing in the deadliest wildfire in California state history.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:28:46 +0000
Ireland v New Zealand updates
Latest updates as Ireland host New Zealand in the November series at Aviva Stadium. Kick off at 7.00pm

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:09:23 +0000
Govt's focus is on Brexit, not elections - Varadkar
The Taoiseach has said that the focus of the Government must be on Brexit and not on elections.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:22:54 +0000
Brexit: How the deal was done

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:10:12 +0000
Alternative Brexit plans won't solve border issue - May
British Prime Minister Theresa May has warned her Tory opponents that their alternate Brexit plans would not make their problems disappear as she faced a continuing battle to win over sceptical MPs.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 19:11:15 +0000
Tweeting, texting from court by public to be banned
Tweeting and texting from court will be banned for members of the public, from the end of this month, following a new direction signed by the presidents of all courts.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:53:22 +0000
Funeral held for first person seen on Irish television
A retired army officer, who was the first person to be seen on Irish television in 1961, has been buried today.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 15:37:08 +0000
Flanagan proposal for new sexual abuse, violence study
Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan has said that he will bring proposals to Cabinet by the end of this month to commence a second major study on sexual abuse and violence in Ireland.

Sat, 17 Nov 2018 16:01:29 +0000
Heroin worth €2.1 million seized at Dublin Airport
Heroin worth an estimated €2.1 million has been seized by Revenue officers at Dublin Airport.

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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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