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...

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...