Tuesday, September 21, 2021
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...
CALL It Out: The Campaign Against Anti-Catholic Bigotry and Anti-Irish Racism spearheaded a bold new initiative to help represent the concerns of the Irish community in Scotland by hosting an election hustings with candidates from leading political parties directly...
DESPITE a second restricted St Patrick’s Day, celebrations took place across the country as the Irish community in Scotland overcame the challenges of Covid-19. Gathering online and swapping the usual street celebrations for digital events, the events in Scotland mirrored...
A NEW report on hate crime in Scotland has been published at a time when high profile examples of anti-Irish racism are being uncovered. Footballers James McClean and Shane Duffy have been subject to vile anti-Irish racism online, an attacker...
JANUARY marked the launch of the Joint Bilateral Review of Scottish-Irish Relations, as Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney, TD and the Scotland’s Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs Michael Russell, MSP unveiled the results of the wide-ranging consultation...
THE year of 2021 will see celebrations and events to reflect on the legacy of St Columba as Scotland and Ireland approach the saint’s anniversary in December. The Colmcille 1500 partnership will see involvement from Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Foras...
CELTIC Connections have announced the line-up for their annual celebration of traditional music, which will this year have a very different look to it. Normally a chance for fans of traditional music to flock to Glasgow, with more than 100,000...
CALL It Out: The Campaign Against Anti-Catholic Bigotry and Anti-Irish Racism have launched a call for recognition for the Irish community in Scotland following the lack of meaningful government response to the ongoing evidence which details the disproportionate effect...
HOPE has grown within the Irish community after news that controversial proposed legislation will now be amended by the Scottish Government. There has been apprehension from within the community, and from groups such as Call It Out, that the Hate...
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