Friday, January 18, 2019
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...
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has paid tribute to the British Secretary of Northern Ireland after he resigned from the government. The shock move was announced as James Brokenshire - who assumed the role in July 2016 - revealed that he was...
GLASGOW City Council has unveiled plans for a memorial to Scottish and Irish victims of the 19th century potato blight. The crop failure led to a huge wave of migration to the city, along with other parts of Scotland, as...
A vote will take place in the Scottish Parliament this Thursday which could bring the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act one step closer to finally being repealed. The Irish community has played its part in the campaign to remove the...
THE committee behind the community-backed memorial to those who died and were displaced by the Great Hunger are continuing their hard work to make the proposed memorial a reality, despite encountering several barriers to concluding the design process and...
THE campaign for a United Ireland came to Scotland as Sinn Féin MP Francie Molloy addressed meetings in both Edinburgh and Glasgow as part of a series of public briefings. The series of meetings—‘Opening the Debate on Irish Unity’— saw...
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 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...
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...
CHRIST the King Church Hall in Glasgow was the venue recently for a special event which raised more than £9000 for a Donegal toddler battling a rare and aggressive childhood cancer. Two-year-old Caolan Melaugh (above), from Killygordon was just ten...
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