Thursday, November 15, 2018
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...
Glasgow's Irish community will know what their long-awaited memorial to the Great Hunger will look like by this summer, after the details of a design competition were announced by the Coiste Cuimhneachain An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) With...
Tánaiste Simon Coveney has paid tribute to the British Secretary of Northern Ireland after he resigned from the government. The shock move was announced as James Brokenshire - who assumed the role in July 2016 - revealed that he was...
40 young people from the Ardoyne district of Belfast are eagerly awaiting a trip to Glasgow, thanks to the efforts of the Govan Emerald. Fundraising has been going on frantically as the group work hard to put the funds in...
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,...
The work of Coiste Cuimhneachain an Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) has reached another milestone as the first designs for the highly anticipated memorial in Glasgow are submitted for consideration. The site at St Mary’s Church, Abercromby Street, has...
A NEW campaign to challenge anti-Catholic bigotry and anti-Irish racism in Scotland is calling on the multi-generational Irish community here to give their support at a public meeting aimed at launching the group’s efforts. The Call It Out campaign emerged...
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...
The Irish community was celebrating as people power won the day and the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 was consigned to history. The act had been described as ‘the worst piece of legislation in the...
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