Tuesday, October 27, 2020
A SECOND generation Irishman with relatives in Glasgow and Aberdeen is aiming to bring Irish legends to life via a new children’s book entitled Lardoolin: A Magical Irish Fairy Tale about a Boy and his Dog. The story is set...
Murray Leith and Jo Laing LEGENDARY musician and songwriter Phil Coulter is celebrating 55 years in the music industry this year, so Glasgow Irish Bands and Gigs caught up with him to find out what his proudest moments are, and...
Johnny Foley ALRIGHT, so I do have to brag a little bit here. I was one of those people you heard about back in 2018 who cheekily subscribed to YouTube Premium on a free-trial just to be able to binge...
Michael Brady "WHERE were you when Kennedy was shot? Where were you when the Berlin Wall came down? Where were you... when Roy Keane was sent home from the World Cup?" Big questions all around, but regarding the latter of those...
Murray Leith and Jo Laing GLASGOW Irish Bands and Gigs has played its part in keeping spirits high during lockdown by releasing a new CD featuring artists from all over the world. The 17-track CD—entitled Lockdown Sessions 2020 (above)—is comprised of...
MORE than 130 Irish dancers from across Scotland joined forces recently to collaborate in a dance off video as they wait the return of classes and competitions. Scotland's Irish dancers have waited five months to return to competitions as restrictions...
WITH people being encouraged to travel domestically during this period, much focus has gone on to destinations for travel while facing restrictions. The challenge has seen many in the Irish community switch their normal visits to Ireland for a ‘staycation’...
Paddy Callaghan IN RECENT times, the ‘new normal’ for cultural activities has been either a complete cancellation of events, some form of collaborative virtual video, where the syncing isn’t quite right, or somewhere in between both. Covid-19 has spelled disaster for...
Murray Leith and Jo Laing WITH the lockdown still upon us, we at Glasgow Irish Bands And Gigs thought it would be a good time to get up close and personal and find out a bit more about some of...
A GROUP to support Irish musicians' wellbeing during and after the Covid-19 pandemic has been set up. St Cecilia Musicians Support Group, named after the patron saint of music, has been established by Scots-born psychotherapist and musician, Peter Devers (above)....
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