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Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:46:36 +0100
Davis says trade talks may help progress border issue
The UK's Brexit Secretary has said that a positive outcome on trade discussions with the European Union would help progress the Irish border issue.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:34:57 +0100
Police do not know if van driver is still in Spain
Police in Catalonia do not know if the man suspected of driving the van used in an attack in Barcelona that killed 13 people is still in Spain.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:00:28 +0100
Thousands protest at far-right 'free speech' rally
Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Boston to protest a "free speech" rally featuring far-right speakers a week after a woman was killed at a Virginia white-supremacist demonstration.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:04:44 +0100
Leo Varadkar begins three-day visit to Canada
Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is to meet his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Montreal on the first day of a three day visit to Canada.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 11:22:18 +0100
Weather warning in place with heavy rain forecast
A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place for much of the country, with the tail end of Hurricane Gert expected to reach the Irish coast.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:00:37 +0100
Catholic Church hits out at Rodrigo Duterte's drugs war
The head of the Philippines' powerful Catholic Church has called for an end to the "waste of human lives" following a brutal week in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war in which a 17-year-old boy was among dozens killed.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:15:00 +0100
Ceremony at Béal na mBláth for 95th anniversary
Hundreds of people are expected to gather this afternoon at Béal na mBláth in west Cork for the 95th commemoration of the ambush and shooting dead of Michael Collins.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:43:31 +0100
Traffic restrictions in place due to Ironman 70.3
Road closures are in place across the greater Dublin area due to an Ironman event.

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 08:11:24 +0100
Appeal to find woman missing from Dublin city centre
People have been asked for their help to find a 34-year-old woman who was last seen in Dublin city centre.

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 22:16:53 +0100
Irish-Filipino family hope to leave hospital on Monday
Pearly Fernandez Potot, the mother of the Irish-Filipino family caught up in the Barcelona terror attack, has told RTÉ News she hopes the family will be discharged from hospital on Monday.

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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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