The Wakes celebrate a decade of wowing the crowds

GLASGOW’s premiere folk and rollers, The Wakes (above), recently celebrated their tenth anniversary with gigs in Glasgow, Dublin and Hamburg. The group, founded in 2007, played to a sold-out crowd...
St Mary's Church in Calton

Great Hunger Memorial site chosen

THE Coiste Cuimhneachaín An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) has announced the final location for its proposed Great Hunger memorial, with the grounds of St Mary’s Church in...
Pat Welsh and Michael Davitt

If you know your history, don’t re-write it

I don’t accept that Irish Republicanism is in Celtic’s history, anywhere in Celtic's history... I don't recognise Celtic being associated with Irish Republicanism.” Peter Lawwell, Celtic FC Chief Executive THE views...
Bernard MacLaverty

Bernard is a born story-teller

EARLY afternoon sunshine streamed between the drapes on the impressive bay windows of the large room, which overlooks a small, neatly kept park in Glasgow’s leafy West End. “This...
Scott Brown Leigh Griffiths help out at helping hands

Neil Lennon joins former footballers as they lend Helping Hands to football festival

HIBS boss Neil Lennon was at the fore as familiar faces from the world of Scottish football gathered to join the Irishman in celebrating the work of Helping Hands...
Glaswegian musician Roisin Anne Hughes

Success stories from All-Ireland Fleadh

THIS year was a particularly successful year for Scotland at the All-Ireland Fleadh in Ennis and it was especially poignant that the Irish Minstrels branch of CCÉ equalled their...