Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Peter Diamond IRISH representation of comics, artists and playwrights was at an all time high at Scotland’s biggest arts festival last month due to the onscreen success of major TV shows.The largest contingent of...
AFTER a gap of three years, the World Irish Dancing Championships made a triumphant return in Belfast, and it featured a number of outstanding successes for dancers from Scottish schools.The competition—organised by An Coimisiún le Rincí Gaelacha...
AFTER two long years without the opportunity to celebrate St Patrick’s Day, the global Irish diaspora is once again gathering to celebrate their Irishness on the feast of Ireland's patron saint.Cities and town all over the world...
THE Irish community in Scotland are being urged to ‘tick the box’ and help build an accurate count of those with Irish ethnicity in Scotland.While one per cent of the population of Scotland identified as having Irish...
THE vaccination drive to ensure booster jabs are taken up has been extended to the Irish community through an effort by Irish In Britain.The Vaccine Le Chéile campaign has been launched following research from Oxford which has...
AS THE curtain comes down on a year of commemoration and celebration of shared culture, a special documentary examining the life of St Columba—or Colmcille—was broadcast simultaneously in Scotland and Ireland.Colmcille1500 saw interfaith celebrations, cultural events and...
IRISH artists will be among those taking part in Celtic Connections 2022 as the popular festival returns with an exciting and eclectic programme of events set to take place in Glasgow from January 20 until February 6.Beginning...
THE prospect of a Parades Commission for Scotland has been raised by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon following police reports of ‘racist and sectarian singing’ during a day of Orange parades in Glasgow which once again saw failings...
THE failure of Scottish political leaders and authorities in dealing with anti-Irish racism has been identified as the cause of symptoms such as the throng of Rangers supporters chanting the ‘Famine Song’ in Glasgow City Centre.The group...
GLORIOUS Glasgow sunshine was the backdrop as the long-awaited memorial to An Gorta Mór was unveiled at St Mary’s Church in the city’s east end.Throngs of Glasgow Irish were joined by members of the Irish community from...
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