Wednesday, December 7, 2022
John Joe McGinley IN THE parish of Gweedore on the Wild Atlantic Way, a man of faith who fought for the rights of his parishioners against unjust foreign landlords is still celebrated 102 years after his death. That man is...
THE 2020 Glasgow Mary From Dungloe, Ellenor Thomson, was recently selected by Angela Medford of the Mary From Dungloe Selection Committee. Traditionally, the Glasgow Mary is crowned at The Merchant City St Patrick’s Day Festival. However, due to this event...
Jane McCulloch HAVING arrived in Scotland to take up post as Consul General of Ireland in July, I have had a busy and exciting time delving into and exploring the many links between Scotland and Ireland. These links, old and...
John Joe McGinley ONE of the most haunted places in the commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States is the scene of a terrible murder of a heavily pregnant Irish emigrant and her brother at the hands of hired killers. Early...
LAST month, members of Cairde na hÉireann cumann, Glasgow Republicans, took part in a charity climb at Ben Lomond. The event was postponed from its original date of November 1 due to adverse weather and was intended to coincide with...
FAMILY, friends and former students turned out in force recently to pay tribute to Irish dance teacher, Owen McAuley on his retirement. A retirement party was held at Sherbrooke Castle, which featured music, dancing and speeches—not least from Owen himself—as...
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...
By Niall Horkan IT’S 29 years since the black and yellow jerseys of Dalriada Gaelic Football Club first graced the hallowed sod of Scotland’s GAA pitches. Founded by Irish immigrants to the northerly city of Dundee, the club is proudly...
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’...
Éimhín Ó Dunaigh Oifigeach Forbartha, Conradh Na Gaeilge, Glaschú BEANNACHTAÍ ó Éirinn a chairde. Mar a bhí mé ag rá an mhí seo caite tá mise anseo ar feadh ceithre seachtaine chun tamaill a chaitheamh le mo mháthair agus mo theaghlach,...
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