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Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:35:56 +0000
High Court case settled over death of two brothers
The parents of two boys who died in Co Sligo in 2014 have settled their case against the HSE.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:39:47 +0000
Deaths of two sons in 2014 left Sligo parents 'numb'
The mother of a Sligo teenager who killed his younger brother, and then himself, has said her "world was turned upside down" when they died in July 2014.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:54:16 +0000
Govt sets date to enact no-deal Brexit bill
The Government has said it plans to have its Brexit omnibus bill pass all stages in the Oireachtas by Friday 15 March and be signed into law by the President on Friday 29 March - the deadline for the UK to leave the EU.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:34:08 +0000
Bone fragments and hair clip found in tank
A garda scenes of crime officer has told a jury at the Central Criminal Court that bone fragments, buttons and a hair clip were among items found in an underground tank where the body of DJ Bobby Ryan was found.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:07:54 +0000
€750,000 court settlement over Leitrim woman's death
The family of a 42-year-old mother-of-three who died of a heart attack just hours after visiting her GP complaining of cardiac like symptoms have settled their High Court action for €750,000.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:21:51 +0000
HSE spent €318m on agency staff in 2018
The Health Service Executive spent more than €318 million on agency staff in 2018, an increase of almost 9% on the 2017 figures.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 18:12:09 +0000
Woman's car hijacked at knifepoint in Kildare
An investigation is under way after a woman was left badly shaken when her car was hijacked by an armed man in Co Kildare.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:27:07 +0000
Taoiseach says abortion service will evolve in time
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has told the Dáil the new abortion service has to develop and evolve in answer to a question from Ruth Coppinger about services being offered to women given diagnosis of a significant foetal abnormality.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:49:53 +0000
London schoolgirl's citizenship to be revoked
Islamic State schoolgirl Shamima Begum's citizenship is to be revoked by the British Home Office, her family's lawyer has said.

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:48:48 +0000
PSNI row 'political huffing and puffing' - McDonald
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald has refused to apologise for voicing opposition to any current police commander in Northern Ireland succeeding the retiring chief constable.

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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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