Sign of peace latest victim of ‘Aussie flu’ in Ireland

Worshippers at Sunday Mass this weekend in the Diocese of Down and Connor dispensed with the sign of peace in an effort to help stop the spread of so-called...

Trad lovers count down to the 2018 Jimmy McHugh Memorial Concert

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,...

Minorities’ body slams unpopular act

BEMIS, the body representing Scotland’s ethnic minorities, has launched a stinging criticism of a hate crime review, which includes the Offensive Behaviour at Football Act, as the Justice Committee...

A partnership with potential

THE relationship between Ireland and Scotland has many aspects. We have strong cultural, political, economic, sporting and community links, which bring significant benefits for both countries. Among these areas,...

Scotland GAA honours its volunteers

MEMBERS of the GAA community were welcomed to the Irish Consulate in Edinburgh as Consul General Mark Hanniffy hosted the inaugural Scotland GAA Recognition Night. With many key delegates in...

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...