Wednesday, December 7, 2022
CAUSEWAY: Ireland Scotland Business Exchange announced the election of businesswomen Judith O’Leary and Brigid Whoriskey as Vice-Chairs of the organisation (above). Tasked with leading the development of Causeway, liaising with governments, partners and advisers and assisting with the chairing of...
Paddy CallaghanTHIS years’ All-Ireland Fleadh was a tremendous celebration of culture with an incredible 10 days of music, song and dance with entertainment seen on virtually every doorstep.With three years passing since the last Fleadh taking place...
AWARD-winning, Edinburgh-based Irish dance performance company Siamsoir —established in 2000—are taking their fifth Irish dance production to this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe.A deeply personal Irish dance play written by Artistic Director, Jennifer Roxburgh, will explore human nature...
THE GAA in Scotland gathered at the Clydebank Community Sports Hub—the first class home of Glasgow Gaels—for an opening ceremony at which the new strategic plan for the county was unveiled (above). The strategy will see a new focus on...
Lisa Marie Joyce THE importance of art and culture has been a central theme during this difficult past year. Since the onset of the pandemic, cultural organisations and artists have suffered from a lack of creative opportunities because of Covid-19...
Edward Brady IT WAS disappointing that Aiden O’Brien and Joseph O’Brien (above) had to pull their horses out of the biggest race of the year—the Prix De L’Arc De Triomphe—due to contamination of the feed ingredient molasses, which was, in...
Edward BradyGORDON Elliott is definitely back! At his local meeting in Navan, he had seven winners and became the first trainer in Britain and Ireland to do so. The seven-timer eclipsed the record he shared with Paul...
Deaglan BuntingLAST month was a busy, entertaining one within the GAA at both club and county. For me, the club scene is the crown in the jewel of the organisation and Kilcoo (Down) personify that more than...
IRISH dancers from Scottish schools were given the chance to shine once again recently and earn the right to take on dancers from all over the world as they took part in World Championship qualifying tournaments.Competing in...
Paddy Callaghan ONE of the leading figures in Glasgow’s thriving Irish traditional music community was recently honoured as a Community Champion for his dedication to teaching the tradition in the city. Frank McArdle (above) beat off stiff competition via a public...
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