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Celtic Connections line-up has an Irish flavour

CELTIC Connections announced their line-up for their 25th annual festival, with a particular Irish flavour in the 2018 edition with Ireland also having been unveiled as the nation chosen...

Making the case for a united Ireland

GROWING up as a strong proponent of a united Ireland on the island itself isn’t always easy. The expressions you hear such as ‘we can’t afford it’ and ‘nobody...

O Brother, who art thou?

THE life and work of Brother Walfrid is something which many—particularly with the Irish community—would confidently claim that they know something about. The most commonly known facts are well...

Cultural celebration is a success

ORGANISERS, participants and attendees in Scotland's first ever Irish Culture and Heritage Day have hailed the day as a resounding success and vowed to work hard to deliver similar...

The Wakes celebrate a decade of wowing the crowds

GLASGOW’s premiere folk and rollers, The Wakes (above), recently celebrated their tenth anniversary with gigs in Glasgow, Dublin and Hamburg. The group, founded in 2007, played to a sold-out crowd...
St Mary's Church in Calton

Great Hunger Memorial site chosen

THE Coiste Cuimhneachaín An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) has announced the final location for its proposed Great Hunger memorial, with the grounds of St Mary’s Church in...