Friday, May 29, 2020
Liam Kelly THE story of Patrick Welsh is one of both intrigue and importance in terms of the history of Celtic Football Club and the Irish in Glasgow. Welsh was born in the town of Killargue, Leitrim, in 1848. He...
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...
John Joe McGinley IN THE parish of Gweedore on the Wild Atlantic Way, a man of faith who fought for the rights of his parishioners against unjust foreign landlords is still celebrated 102 years after his death. That man is...
Éimhín Ó Dunaigh Oifigeach Forbartha, Conradh Na Gaeilge, Glaschú ATHBHLIAIN faoi mhaise agus faoi shéan agaibh go léir a chairde. Tá súil agam go raibh saoire Nollag mhaith agaibh agus go bhfuair sibh rud éigin deas ó Dhaidí na Nollag! Chaith...
Mary McGinty AS ELDER statesmen go, John Cairney (above) is in a class of his own. A singular talent, prolific in all his chosen fields, he is a leading figure of the cultural landscape of Scotland. With his 90th birthday...
Dr Joseph M Bradley and Dr John Kelly ON MAY 25, 1967 in the Portuguese capital Lisbon, Celtic Football Club defeated Internazionale from Milan 2-1 to become the first club from Britain and from northern Europe to win the European Cup. By 2019,...
Hugh Dougherty WE’RE not long back from a two-night stay at one of the most atmospheric Airbnb lets in Ireland, and one that allows you to track the past. My wife and I stayed at Cashelnagor Station, literally in the middle...
CLUBS from Scotland GAA celebrated the conclusion of their seasons with a range of events, with players, coaches and officials honoured for their efforts throughout 2019—a year in which the strength of Gaelic games her was highlighted once again. At...
MEN’S Gaelic football in Scotland concluded for the year with a gala occasion as hundreds of supporters joined four clubs in Coatbridge for the junior and senior finals. Tír Conaill Harps and Dalriada first contested the junior final, with...
Seamus Dillon THE Irish diaspora and those outside of Ireland with an interest in the language have always been particularly important in promoting, preserving and developing all aspects of Irish or an Ghaeilge. The same can be said of other...
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