Tuesday, July 23, 2019
BY SIOBHANN DUNN From River Dance shows to live parades and Randox Gala dances the fifty-first Mary from Dungloe was one not to be sniffed at, and with two Glasgow representatives this year the Scottish visitors were out in force...
The Grange Club in Edinburgh is set to host the Annual Irish Culture and Heritage Day next month. Following a hugely successful event in 2017, the 2018 edition – which takes place on September 22 – will welcome cultural and...
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...
BY SIOBHANN DUNN Glasgow is hosting the Irish Dancing World Championships for the fifth time. The 48th ‘Worlds’ will commence this month at Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall and will welcome over 5000 dancers for what An Coimisiún Le Rincí Gaelacha chairman,...
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...
BY SIOBHANN DUNN Jessica Tevenan has been chosen as Glasgow’s 51st Mary from Dungloe entrant. Selected on sunday, March 11, the 21-year-old is no stranger to the Rosses. Having family in Leitir and being christened in St Conal’s church in Doochery,...
Fans of traditional Irish music in Scotland are eagerly anticipating the 2018 Jimmy McHugh Memorial Concert. Widely hailed as the best collection of Irish musicians outside the island of Ireland, the annual celebration of Irish music in Glasgow – in...
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