Memorials begin to take shape

GLASGOW City Council has unveiled plans for a memorial to Scottish and Irish victims of the 19th century potato blight. The crop failure led to a huge wave of migration...
Enda Kenny in Philadelphia

Referendum on votes for the Irish abroad to be held

THE dedicated campaigning by members of the Irish diaspora across the world—including several groups in Britain—for the right for Irish citizens abroad to vote in Irish elections has been...
Martin McGuinness

From Derry to Stormont and beyond

MARTIN McGuinness is rarely out of the news. To some he is a patriot of deep faith, to others a blood-thirsty murderer. As his political career draws to a...
Peter Geoghegan

Peter has a wanderlust for life

IRISH people are famous for many things. One is travelling the world to experience and understand different cultures and peoples. Another is writing. Some are lucky enough to have...

​60th celebrations hit the right note

THE oldest and largest branch of Comhaltas Ceoltóirí Éireann in Britain showed why they are a jewel in the crown of the Irish community in Scotland with a series...
Cormac O Gara

Rock block the path to Connollys’ All Ireland dream

THERE was heartbreak for Dunedin Connollys as the club came unstuck against some first class opposition in the All-Ireland Junior Football Championship at the Athletic Grounds in Armagh. Their opponents...