Sean Lyons with paintings

A talent for sights and sounds

“Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.” Osho IT’S NO surprise that the grandson of a man who watched the Easter Rising leaders lead the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army...
Irish Flag Waving

Celebrating Irishness in Scotland

THE Grange Club in Edinburgh will play host to a special celebration of Irishness next month, with the Irish community in Scotland set to descend on the Stockbridge venue...
Scotland u17s shinty team

Scotland’s young Shinty stars shine on Irish tour

SCOTLAND’S U17 Shinty squad have recently returned after a successful tour in Ireland during which they continued to develop the cultural and sporting links between the two nations. The four-day...
Glasgow Mary, Alisha Medford

Glasgow girl Alisha is crowned 50th Mary

THERE was golden jubilee joy for this year’s Glasgow Mary, Alisha Medford, as she was crowned the 50th Mary From Dungloe. The Mary From Dungloe International Festival has been welcoming...
Coatbridge Davitts

Coatbridge Davitts emerge victorious in the U16 Championship Final

THE showcase final of the underage Gaelic football season took place in Coatbridge at St Ambrose Gaelic Grounds between local side Coatbridge Davitts and Glasgow’s Tír Conaill Harps. At stake...
James Connolly

Make Connolly a central focus for 2018

A hundred years before I saw the light of morn, In Edinburgh’s Cowgate James Connolly was born. The streets of Little Ireland were his home for many years, From the West Port...