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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...
NICOLA Sturgeon has pledged to listen to feedback about proposed hate crime legislation for Scotland, encouraging those who oppose the law to make their voices heard. Criticism of the Hate Crime and Public Order Bill has been widespread, with many...
THE Irish community in Scotland has launched call for greater awareness of the risks it faces from the Covid-19 pandemic following the publication of data which shows it is most at risk of death from the virus. Despite the elevated...
WIDESPREAD criticism has been aimed at Police Scotland and public authorities in Scotland following following aggression from far right and Loyalist gatherings in George Square in Glasgow. After the square was taken over by a menacing group claiming they were...
AS THE Scottish Government unveiled its plans for the country’s progress through the phases back to normality following the introduction of lockdown to combat the Coronavirus pandemic, the Irish community and the many organisations which keep Irish culture alive...
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