Thursday, September 24, 2020
THE Bellshill and Mossend-based Billy McNeill Commemoration Committee continues to go from strength to strength with their fundraising efforts in the Lanarkshire town. On Saturday November 16, with members of the late Celtic captain’s family in attendance, including widow, Liz...
Edward Brady HE KNOWS No Fear became the biggest priced winner in Britain or Ireland since records began when scoring at 300/1 for trainer/owner Luke Comer and jockey Chris Hayes in the mile maiden at Leopardstown recently. The previous biggest...
Paddy Callaghan ONE of the leading figures in Glasgow’s thriving Irish traditional music community was recently honoured as a Community Champion for his dedication to teaching the tradition in the city. Frank McArdle (above) beat off stiff competition via a public...
THE Coiste Cuimhneachaín An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) has announced the final location for its proposed Great Hunger memorial, with the grounds of St Mary’s Church in the Calton being selected as the site on which it...
SENIOR politicians in Ireland and Irish consular staff in Edinburgh have vowed to make ‘every effort’ to maintain the current status of Irish people living in Britain, after British Prime Minister Theresa May failed to rule out a change...
WIDESPREAD criticism has been aimed at Police Scotland and public authorities in Scotland following following aggression from far right and Loyalist gatherings in George Square in Glasgow. After the square was taken over by a menacing group claiming they were...
THE vibrant Irish pub scene in Scotland may be suffering for the lockdown enforced in Scotland, but in Glasgow it has seen a new focus come on to the importance of Irish music to the city and its surrounding...
Edward Brady WELL nothing much changed in the Epsom Derby with Aidan O’Brien being the winning trainer. The only surprise was that Serpentine won very easily, leaving the trainer’s more fancied runners well behind. Emmet McNamara rode a peach of a...
SCOTTISH MP Martin Doherty-Hughes has thrown his weight behind calls for clarity following hundreds of thousands of pounds of donations to the Brexit campaign being made through the DUP. The scandal came to light following an advert in the Metro...
THE drive to ensure greater contact with home for the Irish community in Britain has seen the launch of a campaign for RTÉ television to be broadcast in the UK. The Irish Elderly Advice Network called for the Irish community...
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