Sunday, November 27, 2022
Stephen Colbert‘HATE can hurt, but never win’ was John McAreavey’s dignified response to the vile and despicable actions of Orange Order members in Dundonald Orange Hall who sang a ‘wee ditty’ mocking his bride Michaela’s murder while...
Paddy CallaghanHUNDREDS of thousands of music lovers are set to descend on the modest town of Mullingar in County Westmeath this month for the biggest celebration of Irish culture in the world. Amongst them will be hundreds...
Deaglan BuntingON December 20, 2020. Dublin had just lifted their sixth All-Ireland in a row. “Split Dublin in two… can they do 10 in a row?” were the main topics of discussion post-match. Just over a year...
Edward BradyTHE Irish trainers had a great time at the Cheltenham Festival outscoring the British trainers again. The latter had a bit more success this time, but it was the Irish who came out on top again.Willie...
Paddy CallaghanFLEADH season is here, as young musicians, singers and dancers take their first steps towards competing in fleadhanna in more than two and a half years.In traditional music, one of the best ways of improving the...
Peter MosseyON MARCH 26, 2022, the Gaelic Athletic Association in Scotland celebrated 125 years of activity with the first record of GAA activity being in 1897 with the formation of Red Hugh O’Neill GAC in the East...
Deaglan BuntingLAST month was a busy, entertaining one within the GAA at both club and county. For me, the club scene is the crown in the jewel of the organisation and Kilcoo (Down) personify that more than...
Fr Antony Connelly CPAFTER the long, frustrating travel restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic, we can travel again, something we took for granted, like many other things. I have been getting the opportunity for more short trips...
Paddy CallaghanTRADITIONAL music and song is well and truly back with a bang after a fantastic weekend at this year’s Feis Ghlaschú at the end of February. The Feis (Fesh) is one of the oldest established Irish...
L J SextonONE of the most hilarious skits and a personal favourite of mine is the one Tommy Tiernan does about the Irish and their relationship with ‘the drink.’ “When things are getting serious is when we...
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