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Michael Brady IT’S perhaps no surprise that someone imbued with the love of the Catholic faith from an early age decided to take up a vocation, but it’s an amusing coincidence that someone who loves fishing so much would eventually...
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...
WHISKEY or whisky, however you choose to spell it, there has never been more interest in a drop of the amber nectar than there is today. And whatever variety you prefer, the product on offer has never been more...
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 established. Brother Walfrid —or Andrew Kerins—found his way to Glasgow...
EARLY afternoon sunshine streamed between the drapes on the impressive bay windows of the large room, which overlooks a small, neatly kept park in Glasgow’s leafy West End. “This flat has all the advantages of having a beautiful garden...
“Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.” Osho IT’S NO surprise that the grandson of a man who watched the Easter Rising leaders lead the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army from Liberty Hall to the GPO in Dublin in 1916,...
THIS August, Easter Road will entertain fans and critics alike, however, this year it won’t just be the Hibs team wowing the crowds. An exciting new play telling the story of how Hibernian FC (1) was formed by Edinburgh’s...
I AM perhaps the last person who could be considered an aficionado of reality TV programmes. To be honest, the briefest glimpse of one would generally have me reaching for the remote control and switching on an old episode...
PRESENT at some of the most tense and iconic moments in the turbulent relationship between the United States and the Eastern Bloc countries throughout the Cold War, the political and personal journey taken by Frank Meehan has been something...
ONE Irishman currently loving life in Scotland is Hibernian manager Neil Lennon. He is on the verge of restoring Scotland’s first Irish-born football club to their rightful place in Scotland’s top flight, in a season which also saw Hibs...
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