Celtic fans

The fans came in their thousands again

WHEN the final whistle blew in The Estadio Nacional on the 25th of May 1967 there were immediate scenes of bedlam and unhindered joy amongst the fans of Celtic...
Liz Clarke Celtic Music Radio

Liz takes her place in the Hall of Fame

LIZ Clark, much-loved presenter of Celtic Music Radio, has been selected for induction Scottish Traditional Music Hall of Fame for 2017. The traditional music aficionado is being inducted into the...
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Why it makes sense to stay in the EU

I GAVE a talk to a London audience recently on the subject of Ireland, the UK and the EU. In my remarks, I explained the positive impact four decades...
Frank Meehan and Erik Honecker

Journeying a road less travelled

PRESENT at some of the most tense and iconic moments in the turbulent relationship between the United States and the Eastern Bloc countries throughout the Cold War, the political...
Irish Flag

Calls to scrap Prevent strategy

CONCERNS have been raised over the fashion in which the British Government’s ‘Prevent’ strategy—for tackling terrorism—is being used in Scotland, with allegations that elements of the Irish community in...
Scottish u14 girls Gaelic

Scottish girls prove that they have quality in abundance at blitz

THE future of ladies Gaelic football in Scotland looks bright, and the under-14 girls showed the quality present at underage level as they took on their counterparts from Lancashire...