Wednesday, January 26, 2022
IRISH artists will be among those taking part in Celtic Connections 2022 as the popular festival returns with an exciting and eclectic programme of events set to take place in Glasgow from January 20 until February 6.Beginning...
IRISH dancing is an all-consuming pursuit with many involved in it devoting years of their life to it and nobody epitomises this more, perhaps, than five-time World Champion, Lord of the Dance original troupe member, teacher and...
THE prospect of a Parades Commission for Scotland has been raised by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon following police reports of ‘racist and sectarian singing’ during a day of Orange parades in Glasgow which once again saw failings...
LJ SextonI RECENTLY left Glasgow bound for Santiago de Compostela to walk the Camino Way… alone. Strictly speaking this journey began some years ago when I began to write my book, Sinead’s Way, about Sinead (45) who...
THE failure of Scottish political leaders and authorities in dealing with anti-Irish racism has been identified as the cause of symptoms such as the throng of Rangers supporters chanting the ‘Famine Song’ in Glasgow City Centre.The group...
GLORIOUS Glasgow sunshine was the backdrop as the long-awaited memorial to An Gorta Mór was unveiled at St Mary’s Church in the city’s east end.Throngs of Glasgow Irish were joined by members of the Irish community from...
Speech, as delivered, by Consul General of Ireland in Edinburgh, Jane McCulloch at the unveiling of The Tower of Silence, July 25, 2021 A DHAOINE Uaisle, ladies and gentlemen, I would like to thank...
GLASGOW will welcome the long-awaited memorial to An Gorta Mór as it is unveiled at its site at St Mary’s, Abercromby Street this month (above).The arrival of the monument marks the final triumph over a range of...
THE language used by those discussing hatred and intolerance in Scotland has witnessed a change following years of efforts by community representatives. With attempts such as those by Call It Out; The Campaign Against...
John Joe McGinley VINCENT Coll, was born on July 20, 1908 in the Irish speaking parish of Gweedore, a beautiful, but impoverished region of County Donegal. Gweedore was rich in beauty but lacking in opportunities and employment and its biggest...
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