Tuesday, November 30, 2021
The Irish community was celebrating as people power won the day and the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications (Scotland) Act 2012 was consigned to history. The act had been described as ‘the worst piece of legislation in the...
The links between Scotland and Ireland stretch back to time immemorial, but while many cultural links in many spheres have been formalised, those whose passion lies in the literary world may sometimes have felt that the interactions between the...
THE life and work of Brother Walfrid is something which many—particularly with the Irish community—would confidently claim that they know something about. The most commonly known facts are well established. Brother Walfrid —or Andrew Kerins—found his way to Glasgow...
BY SIOBHANN DUNN Jessica Tevenan has been chosen as Glasgow’s 51st Mary from Dungloe entrant. Selected on sunday, March 11, the 21-year-old is no stranger to the Rosses. Having family in Leitir and being christened in St Conal’s church in Doochery,...
THERE was golden jubilee joy for this year’s Glasgow Mary, Alisha Medford, as she was crowned the 50th Mary From Dungloe. The Mary From Dungloe International Festival has been welcoming visitors from all over the world since its inception in...
THIS year was a particularly successful year for Scotland at the All-Ireland Fleadh in Ennis and it was especially poignant that the Irish Minstrels branch of CCÉ equalled their highest medal tally on their 60th anniversary year. Over 450,000 people...
Best known around their home city of Glasgow for their achievements in Gaelic football, Tír Conaill Harps’ reputation in the small ball game is continuing to grow now as well. In hurling and camogie the club are making great gains,...
“Creativity is the greatest rebellion in existence.” Osho IT’S NO surprise that the grandson of a man who watched the Easter Rising leaders lead the Irish Volunteers and Irish Citizen Army from Liberty Hall to the GPO in Dublin in 1916,...
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 of EU membership has had on Ireland’s relations with our...
THIS August, Easter Road will entertain fans and critics alike, however, this year it won’t just be the Hibs team wowing the crowds. An exciting new play telling the story of how Hibernian FC (1) was formed by Edinburgh’s...
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