Tuesday, July 16, 2019
Stephen Coyle THIS three-part series will focus on a prominent Irish revolutionary family who lived in Govanhill in the early years of last century and went on to play important roles in the struggle for Irish freedom. As I will...
Long-time Ardrossan Garryowen Celtic Supporters’ Club member JIM CARSON shares his recollections of the club in its 50th anniversary year I WAS a member of the Ardrossan Garryowen CSC who travelled on the bus 50 years ago when it was...
HUGH DOUGHERTY delves into the history of St Columcille/St Columba as his 1500th anniversary approaches DERRY and Strabane District Council and Donegal County Council have joined forces to get ready for the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Columcille, which will...
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...
A ST Patrick’s Day visit to Ireland may conjure up images of groups dressed as leprechauns rolling around Temple Bar drinking pints of Guinness from plastic tumblers and making an exhibition of themselves, but if you want to visit...
IN A city burgeoning with five-star visitor attractions Best Dublin Visitor Experience awards are coveted. Pearse Lyons Distillery—Dublin’s only boutique distillery—has just beaten off stiff competition to take this year’s award. Opened in late 2017, it has quickly made its...
By Niall Horkan IT’S 29 years since the black and yellow jerseys of Dalriada Gaelic Football Club first graced the hallowed sod of Scotland’s GAA pitches. Founded by Irish immigrants to the northerly city of Dundee, the club is proudly...
By Ian Colquhoun NEIL Lennon’s departure from Easter Road at the end of January brought to an end a largely wonderful period for fans of the Easter Road side—a period that will no doubt be looked upon fondly by most...
CARA WYNNE shines a troubling light on the current situation in the emergency departments of Irish hospitals   IN April 2018 my dad, Tom, died on a trolley in a corridor in the emergency department (ED) of University Hospital Limerick (UHL). He...
The links between Scotland and Ireland stretch back to time immemorial, but while many cultural links in many spheres have been formalised, those whose passion lies in the literary world may sometimes have felt that the interactions between the...
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