Monday, November 11, 2019
IN A city burgeoning with five-star visitor attractions Best Dublin Visitor Experience awards are coveted. Pearse Lyons Distillery—Dublin’s only boutique distillery—has just beaten off stiff competition to take this year’s award. Opened in late 2017, it has quickly made its...
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,...
Strengthening connections with Irish communities abroad and promoting links with Irish people and people of Irish ancestry worldwide is a key objective of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, writes Irish Vice Consul Lisa Marie Joyce. These communities are...
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,...
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 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...
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