Monday, November 12, 2018
IRISH dancers from Scotland came back from the most prestigious competitive event in the dancing calendar feeling on top of the world. This year’s World Irish Dancing Championships—now in their 47th year—were held in the Citywest Hotel in Dublin over...
IRELAND’S outgoing Ambassador to the UK, Dan Mulhall, spoke in Edinburgh about the future of Scottish-Irish relations after Britain completes its negotiations to leave the EU, and addressed the Irish community in Britain directly about how the withdrawal will...
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...
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...
THE dedicated campaigning by members of the Irish diaspora across the world—including several groups in Britain—for the right for Irish citizens abroad to vote in Irish elections has been given a boost with the announcement that a referendum on...
THE oldest and largest branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in Britain showed why they are a jewel in the crown of the Irish community in Scotland with a series of show-stopping performances to mark the diamond jubilee of their...
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...
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...
THE renowned St Francis Pipe Band celebrated their 90th anniversary Mass at Blessed John Duns Scotus Church, Gorbals, just before Christmas. Fr Edmund Highton was the principal celebrant at the special mass, alongside Fr Anthony who has been involved with...
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