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Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:54:52 +0000
European court rejects 'hooded men' torture claims
The European Court of Human Rights has rejected a request by Ireland to find that the so-called 'hooded men' detained by the UK suffered torture.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:26:34 +0000
Police detain former president Sarkozy in funds probe
Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy is being held in police custody for questioning by magistrates looking into allegations of Libyan funding for his 2007 election campaign, a French judicial official has said.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:54:49 +0000
Data Commissioner says micro-targeting an ongoing issue
The Office of the Data Protection Commissioner has the micro-targeting of social media users with political advertisements and sponsored stories remains an ongoing issue.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:26:51 +0000
GSOC investigation into fatal Limerick road crash
GSOC is investigating a road crash in Co Limerick in which a 17-year-old boy was killed and three other people were injured.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:28:37 +0000
What is Cambridge Analytica?
British data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica is at the centre of controversy in the US and Britain after two newspapers reported that the company harvested personal data about Facebook users beginning in 2014.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:17:45 +0000
Q&A: 'Hooded men' case at ECHR
Some key questions following the decision of the ECHR to reject Ireland's call to find people detained by the UK during the Troubles in the so-called 'hooded men' case suffered torture.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:42:20 +0000
Extensive searches to trace missing teenager
Extensive searches are being carried out to find a 14-year-old girl who has been missing from Carrick-on-Suir in Co Tipperary, since St Patrick's Day.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:07:36 +0000
FedEx worker injured in Texas parcel bomb incident
A package bomb containing nails and shrapnel that was destined for an address in Austin, Texas, exploded at a FedEx Corp distribution centre in San Antonio, injuring one employee, San Antonio fire officials said.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:14:57 +0000
Harris hopes referendum bill will be passed
Minister for Health Simon Harris has said he hopes the Oireachtas can pass the Referendum Bill before the Easter break in order for a vote to be held by the end of May.

Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:15:06 +0000
Last male northern white rhino dies
The last male northern white rhino has died in Kenya at the age of 45, his keepers have announced, leaving only two females of his subspecies alive in the world.

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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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