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Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:51:33 +0000
Four men arrested in connection with Derry car bomb
A further two men have been arrested in connection with a car bomb attack in Derry last night, bringing the total number of those arrested to four.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:09:28 +0000
Germany's Maas sceptical over UK-Ireland Brexit talks
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has said it is unclear how any talks between Britain and Ireland on resolving the question of the backstop could help the European Union's deal with London on Brexit.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:47:41 +0000
Dept official declines committee invitation over spend
The General Secretary of the Department of Public Expenditure has been criticised for declining to appear before an Oireachtas Committee examining the cost overruns at the National Children's Hospital.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 18:02:46 +0000
Clashes in Athens over Macedonia name change deal
Clashes between police and a group of masked protesters left several injured in Athens, as tens of thousands demonstrated against a name change deal with neighbouring Macedonia.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 13:54:59 +0000
Bill to protect landowners from claims by hillwalkers
Legislation to protect farmers from compensation claims by hillwalkers who use their land is to be introduced before the end of this year.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 21:06:17 +0000
Soloheadbeg ambush commemoration in Tipperary
A commemoration has been held in Co Tipperary to mark the 100th anniversary of the Soloheadbeg ambush, which is widely held to have started the War of Independence.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 12:21:32 +0000
How the first Dáil was a crucial step in Ireland's independence
This was a parliament with no power, no administrative machinery - and no clear way of achieving its aims. But what it did have was a mandate.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 17:31:10 +0000
Moscow Trump tower talks went on until election: lawyer
US President Donald Trump had conversations about a proposed project to build a Trump Tower in Moscow throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, far later than previously acknowledged, his lawyer said today.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 08:39:43 +0000
Greening of Taoiseach continues
The political decline of the princely Sicilian Tomasi di Lampedusa family was probably nowhere in the thoughts of those gathered for the Fine Gael think-in last week.

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 20:24:57 +0000
Ten UN peacekeepers killed by gunmen in Mali
Ten UN peacekeepers from Chad have been killed by gunmen in Mali.

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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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