Thursday, September 20, 2018
Reassurances to the Irish community living in Britain have come both from the UK Home Office and the Irish Ambassador to Britain following a disruptive and concerning decision by a Home Office official. Following a case in the north of...
This year’s Scottish Fleadh was a huge success as hundreds of musicians descended on Woodfarm High School for the annual Scottish Championships in traditional Irish music, song, dance and storytelling. Held on April 29, the Fleadh ran on a strict...
Following the repeal of the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act, a new working group has been convened by the Justice Committee to consider the legal definition of sectarianism. The working group will be chaired by Professor Duncan...
The work of Coiste Cuimhneachain an Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) has reached another milestone as the first designs for the highly anticipated memorial in Glasgow are submitted for consideration. The site at St Mary’s Church, Abercromby Street, has...
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...
The Irish community was celebrating as people power won the day and the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 was consigned to history. The act had been described as ‘the worst piece of legislation in the...
PLAYWRIGHT Gerry Cunningham is looking forward to unveiling his story of the love affair at the heart of the Easter Rising to a Glasgow audience this Easter Monday—and his play Blood Upon the Rose is already looking at being...
Glasgow's Irish community will know what their long-awaited memorial to the Great Hunger will look like by this summer, after the details of a design competition were announced by the Coiste Cuimhneachain An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) With...
Campaign group Fans Against Criminalisation have called for the Irish community to join the final battle to repeal the 'illiberal and counterproductive' Offensive Behaviour at Football act. With the summary of evidence from the Justice Committee currently being gathered into...
BEMIS, the body representing Scotland’s ethnic minorities, has launched a stinging criticism of a hate crime review, which includes the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act, as the Justice Committee at Holyrood led their own parliamentary review of the act. In...
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