Friday, April 16, 2021
Colm Brophy TD Minister of State for Overseas Development Aid and the Diaspora IT IS wonderful to have an opportunity to address the Irish community in Scotland for my first Christmas as Minister for the Diaspora. Since my appointment...
By Paddy Callaghan AIRDRIE fiddler Benedict Morris was crowned BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year following a dazzling performance in the final of the competition which has become the jewel in the crown of Glasgow’s Celtic Connections...
QATAR-based Irish singer Philip Noone (above), has his sights set on performing for Scotland’s Irish diaspora once the lockdown restrictions are eased. Philip, who has been playing Irish music all over the world for the past 15 years hasn’t yet...
Robert McGlone AFTER a poor run of three defeats, Dundee United have improved over the last couple of games as we head towards the completion of the first round of Scottish Premiership fixtures. Heavy 4-0 losses at Rangers and Kilmarnock did...
THE Irish community in Scotland has launched call for greater awareness of the risks it faces from the Covid-19 pandemic following the publication of data which shows it is most at risk of death from the virus. Despite the elevated...
Stephen Coyle LAST MONTH, in the townland of Cornagilta—which lies between Tydavnet and Scotstown in County Monaghan—an impressive monument was erected to the memory of the redoubtable Irish patriot and veteran of the 1916 Rising, Margaret Skinnider. The inscription on the base...
THE GAA community in Scotland gathered at the Irish Consulate in Edinburgh for the annual awards honouring those who have worked in the association through the last year. Consul General Jane McCulloch welcomed guests from across the GAA, with all...
Joe Bradley THE Cursillo—Cursillo being a lay Christian organisation—‘Knock Walk’ began in Derry in the 1980s and spread to Belfast in the 1990s. The walk’s collective intention is to pray for peace; in individual hearts, families, communities and countries. Its...
Hugh Dougherty IF YOU’RE on the way to or from the ferry at Larne or Belfast, make the short diversion to Islandmagee for an unforgettable, cliff-hanging experience at The Gobbins, a coastal path like no other, which puts you in...
A SURVEY has revealed that more than a quarter of Scots would support quarantine being imposed on those who travel to the country across the Irish Sea. More than 1000 Scots were polled in the study, which discovered that while...
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