Tuesday, August 13, 2019
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...
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...
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...
COATBRIDGE, Glasgow and Edinburgh were once again at the forefront of this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations, with each holding fantastic festivals, which were culturally and historically rich and captivated the imagination of the Irish community in Scotland—in fact as...
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...
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...
TO MANY, Michael Redmond is known for his excellent comic turn as the frustratingly deadpan Fr Paul Stone in the Father Ted episode Entertaining Fr Stone, but I’d wager few people are aware that he knew the late, great...
Hugh Dougherty AS KEEN cyclists, a couple of summers ago, herself and I decided to cycle to Donegal—catching the P&O ferry at Cairnryan for Larne—pedalling all the way round the Antrim Coast Road, and arriving, finally, at Malin Town, 120...
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...
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...
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