Tuesday, November 30, 2021
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...
Ian Colquhoun SIR Tom Farmer is the father of modern Hibernian, having taken the helm at the club in 1990/91 when it was near bankrupt, playing in a charming, but dangerously antiquated stadium and long starved of on-field success. When he...
Davy Rispin EVEN in the most extraordinary of years, there are three things still assured in life—death, taxes and Dublin capturing the Sam Maguire. Granted at the start of 2020 not too many people would have predicted they would do...
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...
BOOLAVOGUE became the latest band in Scotland’s Irish music scene to add to that rich musical output as they launched their new album, Fanfare for the Green, this month at Malones Irish Bar in Glasgow. The event, held in the...
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...
THE GAA community in Scotland gathered at the Irish Consulate in Edinburgh for the annual awards honouring those who have worked in the association through the last year. Consul General Jane McCulloch welcomed guests from across the GAA, with all...
Mairi Hughes EVERY publication I have laid eyes on in the past few weeks has been raving about the same thing: the BBC adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People. Reviewers state that the series is the most relatable depiction of...
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...
Johnny Foley YOU could be forgiven for assuming a book about American Football in the small town of Odessa, Texas could draw absolutely no parallel with life here in Donegal, but upon the reading of Friday Night Lights by HG...
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