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Sat, 24 Mar 2018 16:40:45 +0000
French policeman who took place of hostage dies
The French police officer who voluntarily took the place of a hostage during a deadly supermarket siege in southwestern France yesterday has died, the country's Interior Minister Gerard Collomb said.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 16:16:36 +0000
GPs warn patients could face six-week appointment wait
The National Association of General Practitioners has warned that patients may soon have to wait up to six weeks for a routine appointment to see a family doctor.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 17:04:59 +0000
Ross says Judicial Appointments Bill will be passed
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport Shane Ross has said he is confident the Judicial Appointments Bill will be passed by the Dáil.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 16:25:29 +0000
Foster accuses SF of seeking to sow division
Democratic Unionist leader Arlene Foster has accused Sinn Féin of trying to render Northern Ireland dysfunctional.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 15:24:41 +0000
Huge crowds expected at 'March for Our Lives' in US
Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend rallies calling for tighter gun control laws in the US and cities around the world.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 15:54:05 +0000
Man due in court over €1.4m drug seizure
A man is due in court this afternoon in relation to the seizure in Dublin of drugs worth €1.4m.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 11:24:03 +0000
New garda crime figures to prove grim reading
The CSO is set to recommence publishing garda crime figures next week, but with a major health warning. As our Crime Correspondent Paul Reynolds reports, they might not look as good as they did before.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 15:24:06 +0000
Summer time officially begins tonight
Summer time officially begins tonight, with clocks going forward by one hour.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 16:08:50 +0000
Events mark anniversary of Tuskar Rock plane crash
A number of events are taking place this weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of the Tuskar Rock air crash in which 61 people were killed.

Sat, 24 Mar 2018 15:30:59 +0000
Tom Ryan confirmed as new GAA Director General
Carlow native Tom Ryan is to take over as director-general of the GAA, the association has confirmed.

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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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