Thursday, June 17, 2021
Paddy Callaghan COMHALTAS in Britain have announced an exciting partnership with Coventry—UK City of Culture for 2021—but don’t worry, you will be able to catch it all from the comfort of your own home!
Edward Brady IT WAS sad to hear recently of the death of the legendary punter and trainer, Barney Curley (above), who passed away at the age of 81. What a man he was. He was the mastermind behind the greatest...
Mickey Mullan WELCOME to summer! It might not feel like it, but in my head, I am sitting in the garden, the barbecue is on, and I’m listening to The Undertones’ Here comes the summer. In reality, this year, it’s...
Brian Ó hEadhra MANY readers will know of St Columba (Colmcille) and his legacy across Ireland, Scotland and further afield.  This year we are celebrating Colmcille’s 1500th birthday through various religious, community, academic and cultural events, and projects.  These activities...
BEANNACHTAÍ na Bealtaine oraibh uilig. Tá mé cinnte go bhfuil gach duine sásta as an saoirse atá again anois, ach tá fhios agam féin go chronaím an ciúineas cheanna féin. I’m sure everybody is glad of the freedom we now...
Davy Rispin THE GAA fraternity up and down the country received a massive lift recently with the return of GAA training at underage and club level, as well as the resumption of games on our TVs every Saturday and Sunday...
Jonathan Foley IN A season that promised so much—hopes of another domestic domination and with the champagne cooling on ice for the unprecedented ‘10-in-a-row’ parties—very little was harvested. Across the city, Rangers have undoubtedly improved, but there is still a potent...
Murray Leith & Jo Laing THIS month, we speak to the Dooley Brothers Band, who started playing music in 2015 in a little village nestled at the bottom of the Slieve Bloom mountains called Borris-in-Ossory, County Laois, in the heart...
Colette Cooper IN THE past few months, I have continuously been considering new and better ways to simplify my life for the better. Most recently, in fact, I decided to be a little more conscious about the clothes I buy...
John Joe McGinley VINCENT Coll, was born on July 20, 1908 in the Irish speaking parish of Gweedore, a beautiful, but impoverished region of County Donegal. Gweedore was rich in beauty but lacking in opportunities and employment and its biggest...
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