Tuesday, November 19, 2019
DANCERS from the McLaughlin School of Irish Dancing put their best foot forward recently to support a Ladies Day fundraiser at the Burnside Hotel. The event (above) was organised with the aim of raising much-needed funds to help take some...
Mary McGinty WITH Suzie McGuire what you see is what you get. The rapid-fire chat, the bouncy personality and the infectious laugh are entirely authentic. There is no public persona with Suzie. She’s as real as they come. The signs were...
Paddy Callaghan                  THIS year’s All-Ireland Fleadh in Drogheda broke all records as the rain held back to let Irish culture shine on the east coast of Ireland. For the fleadh-goers from across the...
Paddy Callaghan THE All-Britain Fleadh—essentially the British Championships for Irish culture —took place recently in the picturesque market town of Kirkby Lonsdale. The Fleadh always attracts a large audience from across Britain and Ireland, but is usually confined to a school...
BOOLAVOGUE became the latest band in Scotland’s Irish music scene to add to that rich musical output as they launched their new album, Fanfare for the Green, this month at Malones Irish Bar in Glasgow. The event, held in the...
IRISH communities across Scotland celebrated St Patrick's Day in typically vibrant fashion, with scores of events taking place across the country as Ireland's patron saint was remembered. From official events hosted by the Irish Consulate in Edinburgh to locally...
IRISH dancers from Scotland will be among those heading to Greensboro, North Carolina to take on the best dancers in the world for the Irish Dancing World Championships. Many of those flying the flag for Irish dancers here will be...
By Paddy Callaghan AIRDRIE fiddler Benedict Morris was crowned BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year following a dazzling performance in the final of the competition which has become the jewel in the crown of Glasgow’s Celtic Connections...
ONE of the biggest events in the Irish music calendar in Scotland takes place again this weekend with the 20th Jimmy McHugh Memorial Concert. The eagerly anticipated event will take place in Woodside Halls, Glenfarg Street on Saturday January 12...
BY SIOBHANN DUNN From River Dance shows to live parades and Randox Gala dances the fifty-first Mary from Dungloe was one not to be sniffed at, and with two Glasgow representatives this year the Scottish visitors were out in force...
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