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Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:23:43 +0000
US vows inquiry into Syria attack involving Russia
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has vowed to investigate an attack involving Russian citizens on American-allied forces in Syria but stopped short of accusing Moscow of orchestrating the assault.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:23:05 +0000
Vatican revives pope's sexual abuse panel
The Vatican says it has renewed its anti-paedophile panel as Pope Francis acts to quell the global scandal over the sexual abuse of children by priests.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:32:54 +0000
Two Palestinians killed by Israeli army say medics
Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli army fire in Gaza in a flare-up after soldiers were wounded by an explosive device along the Palestinian enclave's border, Gaza medical sources have said.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 08:01:48 +0000
Man in critical condition following serious assault
A 21-year-old man is in critical condition this evening following a serious assault in Co Limerick this afternoon.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 08:24:02 +0000
Plane crashes in Iran with more than 50 aboard: media
An Iranian passenger plane has crashed into the country's Zagros mountains with more than 50 people on board, the head of the country's emergency services told local media today.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 07:43:47 +0000
May wins backing for new security treaty with EU
British Prime Minister Theresa May has made her case for a new security treaty with the EU from next year, winning support from EU and US officials who agreed the issue was too important to risk getting subsumed in broader Brexit negotiations.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:58:18 +0000
Sinn Féin to meet Varadkar, May amid Stormont deadlock
Sinn Féin is to hold separate meetings with the Taoiseach and the British Prime Minister next week, following the collapse of talks to restore power-sharing in Northern Ireland.

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 03:55:00 +0000
Romeo the lonesome frog is feelin' the love
In the end, Romeo the lonesome Bolivian frog found more love than he could have imagined.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 22:52:00 +0000
Student criticises Trump at anti-gun rally in Florida
A student survivor of the Parkland school shooting called out US President Donald Trump today over his ties to the powerful National Rifle Association, in a poignant address to an anti-gun rally in Florida.

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 20:13:13 +0000
Staff at Irish charities dismissed over misconduct
Two Irish overseas charities have confirmed they have dismissed staff members in recent years following allegations of sexual misconduct.

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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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