Monday, November 11, 2019
FAMILY, friends and former students turned out in force recently to pay tribute to Irish dance teacher, Owen McAuley on his retirement. A retirement party was held at Sherbrooke Castle, which featured music, dancing and speeches—not least from Owen himself—as...
Ian Colquhoun A 75TH birthday party doesn’t usually have a very momentous evening, but no-one will ever say that about the great Pat Stanton’s. The former Hibs, Celtic and Scotland star’s 75th bash at The Usher Hall in Edinburgh was packed...
THE GAA in Scotland gathered at the Clydebank Community Sports Hub—the first class home of Glasgow Gaels—for an opening ceremony at which the new strategic plan for the county was unveiled (above). The strategy will see a new focus on...
DANCERS from the McLaughlin School of Irish Dancing put their best foot forward recently to support a Ladies Day fundraiser at the Burnside Hotel. The event (above) was organised with the aim of raising much-needed funds to help take some...
THE measured and peaceful protests carried out by the Call It Out campaign look set to continue as public processions in Glasgow and elsewhere descend into chaos around them. The reasonable demands to prevent anti-Catholic processions being routed past Catholic...
THE sights, sounds, language and culture of Ireland came to Edinburgh for the day as The Consulate General of Ireland, GAA Scotland and Conradh na Gaeilge Glaschu joined forces to deliver yet another exciting Irish Culture and Heritage Day. The...
POLICE Scotland have become embroiled in the use of anti-Catholic and anti-Irish chants —which has also seen Rangers FC forced to close a section of their stadium by governing body UEFA—after it was alleged at the Court of Session...
A SPECIAL memorial honouring the life and work of Donegal’s Tunnel Tigers in Scotland, the UK and throughout the world was unveiled in Dungloe recently. The structure (above)—situated in the grounds of St Crona’s Church in the town and created...
A NEW book aimed at celebrating the life of the former Celtic star known as ‘the man who loved the green,’ Johnny Doyle, is in the works. The much-loved winger (above)—who was tragically electrocuted and died in his family home...
Paddy Callaghan                  THIS year’s All-Ireland Fleadh in Drogheda broke all records as the rain held back to let Irish culture shine on the east coast of Ireland. For the fleadh-goers from across the...
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