Saturday, February 27, 2021
WITH people being encouraged to travel domestically during this period, much focus has gone on to destinations for travel while facing restrictions. The challenge has seen many in the Irish community switch their normal visits to Ireland for a ‘staycation’...
Paddy Callaghan IN RECENT times, the ‘new normal’ for cultural activities has been either a complete cancellation of events, some form of collaborative virtual video, where the syncing isn’t quite right, or somewhere in between both. Covid-19 has spelled disaster for...
Murray Leith and Jo Laing WITH the lockdown still upon us, we at Glasgow Irish Bands And Gigs thought it would be a good time to get up close and personal and find out a bit more about some of...
A GROUP to support Irish musicians' wellbeing during and after the Covid-19 pandemic has been set up. St Cecilia Musicians Support Group, named after the patron saint of music, has been established by Scots-born psychotherapist and musician, Peter Devers (above)....
QATAR-based Irish singer Philip Noone (above), has his sights set on performing for Scotland’s Irish diaspora once the lockdown restrictions are eased. Philip, who has been playing Irish music all over the world for the past 15 years hasn’t yet...
THE drive to ensure greater contact with home for the Irish community in Britain has seen the launch of a campaign for RTÉ television to be broadcast in the UK. The Irish Elderly Advice Network called for the Irish community...
Murray Leith and Jo Laing WITH the lockdown still upon us, we at Glasgow Irish Bands And Gigs thought it would be a good time to get up close and personal and find out a bit more about some of...
THE vibrant Irish pub scene in Scotland may be suffering for the lockdown enforced in Scotland, but in Glasgow it has seen a new focus come on to the importance of Irish music to the city and its surrounding...
THE 2020 Glasgow Mary From Dungloe, Ellenor Thomson, was recently selected by Angela Medford of the Mary From Dungloe Selection Committee. Traditionally, the Glasgow Mary is crowned at The Merchant City St Patrick’s Day Festival. However, due to this event...
Mairi Hughes SLIGO-rooted band Dervish took to the stage of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on a well-attended Sunday evening for their gig at this year’s Celtic Connections festival. It was not the first time on this stage for the...
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