Friday, January 22, 2021
Johnny Foley IT BECAME very clichéd to wish upon the end of 2020. The year where the world essentially stopped, and as welcome as that New Year’s rendition of Auld Lang Syne will have been, there still remains a sense...
Murray Leith & Jo Laing AS WE leave a disastrous year behind for everyone involved in the music industry, we would like to take the time at Glasgow Irish Bands & Gigs and also American Irish Bands & Gigs to...
Mairi Hughes IN 2020, nearly every single clothing retailer across the world found themselves facing unprecedented demand for one thing—loungewear. Online fashion retailer, Misguided, saw a 700 per cent increase in the sale of joggers and leggings, while clothing and...
Éimhín Ó Dunaigh Oifigeach Forbartha, Conradh Na Gaeilge, Glaschú ATHBHLIAIN faoi mhaise agus faoi shéan daoibh go léir a chairde! Bhuel, i mo cholún deireanach de 2020 bhí mé ag caint faoi dheireadh dearfach leis an bhliain sin agus solas...

A look at a legend

Evan Baxter-Carr IRISH literature is a vast world of captivating mythology, brimming with imagination and wonder. There are many cycles of ancient Irish literature, all of which harbour great heroic—often magical—tales, most notably the Ulster Cycle. Set in the 1st...
Paddy Callaghan MANY industries and sectors have been absolutely decimated as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and, in general, many consider the arts to be one sector that has suffered more than most. For the professional arts industry this...
Liam Kelly FOR Irish Republicans across the 32 counties and for the majority of the Irish diaspora, a United Ireland has been a long-held desire. Regardless of political, social and economic benefits—the desire has always been there as an emotional...
Éimhín Ó Dunaigh Oifigeach Forbartha, Conradh Na Gaeilge, Glaschú BHUEL, a chairde, sin muid anois, beagnach déanta leis an bhliain uafásach seo, buíochas le Dia! Is deacair a bheith ag smaoineamh nó scríobh faoin bhliain seo gan a bheith ag stróiceadh...
Mairi Hughes WITH ongoing restrictions on our daily movements across the country and across the world, mass gatherings feel like a very distant memory. Nightclubs have closed their doors, gigs have been called off, even public worship has been restricted. However,...
Murray Leith and Jo Lang You’re an Irishman currently living and playing in Chicago, how would you describe the differences with the Irish music scene? I would say there are far more similarities than differences. In Chicago there’s a vibrant Irish...
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