Sunday, May 9, 2021
WITH tourist travel across the world disrupted by the presence of the coronavirus and the associated social restrictions, the Irish community in Scotland has been unable to enjoy the physical link it maintains across the Irish Sea. Though some essential...
Glasgow’s link with Derry has been safeguarded by Loganair, as the airline stepped in to replace Ryanair when their operations between the two cities ceases on October 27 this year. The very next day Loganair will begin operations on the...
Hugh Dougherty AS KEEN cyclists, a couple of summers ago, herself and I decided to cycle to Donegal—catching the P&O ferry at Cairnryan for Larne—pedalling all the way round the Antrim Coast Road, and arriving, finally, at Malin Town, 120...
Joe Bradley THE Cursillo—Cursillo being a lay Christian organisation—‘Knock Walk’ began in Derry in the 1980s and spread to Belfast in the 1990s. The walk’s collective intention is to pray for peace; in individual hearts, families, communities and countries. Its...
Michael McKelvie As a child and as a teenager in the 1950s and 60s I travelled with my family on the (Lairds Loch) boat from Glasgow to Derry and then on to grandmother’s place in Donegal. EACH year as far back...
Hugh Dougherty WE’RE not long back from a two-night stay at one of the most atmospheric Airbnb lets in Ireland, and one that allows you to track the past. My wife and I stayed at Cashelnagor Station, literally in the middle...
HUGH DOUGHERTY delves into the history of St Columcille/St Columba as his 1500th anniversary approaches DERRY and Strabane District Council and Donegal County Council have joined forces to get ready for the 1500th anniversary of the birth of St Columcille, which will...
THE MAYO diaspora both in Scotland and throughout the world will, once again, have cause to celebrate this month as they join with the inhabitants of the Heather County in marking Mayo Day. The day of celebration takes place on...
Colette Cooper WE'RE all missing socialising with our loved ones, going out for a cup of coffee, or simply taking part in the majority of outdoor activities, but it's important to keep the faith as we continue to move forward. In...
THE Covid-19 crisis saw some 8000 citizens seeking consular assistance to return to Ireland, according to figures released by the Department of Foreign Affairs. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence, Simon Coveney (above), revealed the scale of the effort by...
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