Thursday, August 15, 2019
Paddy Callaghan THE All-Britain Fleadh—essentially the British Championships for Irish culture —took place recently in the picturesque market town of Kirkby Lonsdale. The Fleadh always attracts a large audience from across Britain and Ireland, but is usually confined to a school...
Éimhín Ó Dunaigh Oifigeach Forbartha, Conradh Na Gaeilge, Glaschú TÁ IONTAS orm nach bhfuil níos mó caint in Éirinn agus go háirithe i measc pobal na hÉireann anseo in Albain faoin refreann a bheidh ann i mí Dheireadh Fómhair, reifreann a...
Jimmy Fallon WHILE recent economic indicators in Ireland and Dublin have been vastly positive, there is little doubt that the property market is again struggling to keep pace with demand and the result is a shortage of houses for first-time...
Stephen Coyle IN APRIL 1922, Rory O’Connor and Cathal Brugha, acting on behalf of the Executive of the Anti-Treaty Irish Republican Army, appointed Joe Robinson as Divisional Commander of the Scottish Brigade, which now covered two Brigade areas, No.1 Glasgow...
WORK on the much-awaited Tower Of Silence by Donegal sculptor John McCarron has commenced as fundraising by the Coiste Cuimhneachain An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) continues apace. Already more than £50,000 of the required £80,000 has been raised...
CALL It Out: The Campaign Against Anti-Catholic Bigotry and Anti-Irish Racism is calling for support for a rally in Glasgow in August as it continues its efforts to oppose hatred and discrimination. The call comes as the Scottish Catholic Observer...
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...
SCOTLAND’S hopes of a British Championship title are alive and well after an excellent victory over a highly-fancied Kilkenny side in Clydebank (above). Manager Diarmuid McNulty’s well-drilled side have been preparing their assault on the championship—and with it the opportunity to contest an All-Ireland...
BOOLAVOGUE became the latest band in Scotland’s Irish music scene to add to that rich musical output as they launched their new album, Fanfare for the Green, this month at Malones Irish Bar in Glasgow. The event, held in the...
Éimhín Ó Dunaigh Oifigeach Forbartha, Conradh Na Gaeilge, Glaschú LE cúpla bliain anuas níor scríobh mé mórán faoi Acht na Gaeilge agus stádas na Gaeilge sa Tuaisceart. Deirtear ‘is fearr gan scéala ar bith ná drochscéala’ ach faraor ní thig leat...
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