Dipping into the water of life

WHISKEY or whisky, however you choose to spell it, there has never been more interest in a drop of the amber nectar than there is today. And whatever variety...

Celtic Connections line-up has an Irish flavour

CELTIC Connections announced their line-up for their 25th annual festival, with a particular Irish flavour in the 2018 edition with Ireland also having been unveiled as the nation chosen...

Making the case for a united Ireland

GROWING up as a strong proponent of a united Ireland on the island itself isn’t always easy. The expressions you hear such as ‘we can’t afford it’ and ‘nobody...

Connollys are Senior Scottish champions again

THE enduring rivalry between Glasgow Gaels and Dunedin Connollys has continued to build in recent seasons. Meeting each other in all six senior finals—League and Championship—in the past three...

O Brother, who art thou?

THE life and work of Brother Walfrid is something which many—particularly with the Irish community—would confidently claim that they know something about. The most commonly known facts are well...

Cultural celebration is a success

ORGANISERS, participants and attendees in Scotland's first ever Irish Culture and Heritage Day have hailed the day as a resounding success and vowed to work hard to deliver similar...