​60th celebrations hit the right note

THE oldest and largest branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in Britain showed why they are a jewel in the crown of the Irish community in Scotland with a series...
Cormac O Gara

Rock block the path to Connollys’ All Ireland dream

THERE was heartbreak for Dunedin Connollys as the club came unstuck against some first class opposition in the All-Ireland Junior Football Championship at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. Their opponents...
Caolan Melaugh

Coming together to support Caolan

CHRIST the King Church Hall in Glasgow was the venue recently for a special event which raised more than £9000 for a Donegal toddler battling a rare and aggressive...
President meets with Irish Community Groups at Govanhill

2016 gave us a compass for the future

THE turn of the year is naturally a time to take stock and to look back over the highs and lows of the past 12 months. There are few...
Michael Redmond

Entertaining Michael Redmond

TO MANY, Michael Redmond is known for his excellent comic turn as the frustratingly deadpan Fr Paul Stone in the Father Ted episode Entertaining Fr Stone, but I’d wager...
Charlie Flanagan TD

Irish Government’s Brexit promise

SENIOR politicians in Ireland and Irish consular staff in Edinburgh have vowed to make ‘every effort’ to maintain the current status of Irish people living in Britain, after British...