Monday, February 6, 2023
ONE of the biggest events in the Irish music calendar in Scotland takes place again this weekend with the 20th Jimmy McHugh Memorial Concert. The eagerly anticipated event will take place in Woodside Halls, Glenfarg Street on Saturday January 12...
THE long-established link between the Irish community in West Dunbartonshire and Donegal is set to be honoured with a Friendship Agreement signed between the local council and their counterparts at Donegal County Council. Across the council area there are concentrations...
Strengthening connections with Irish communities abroad and promoting links with Irish people and people of Irish ancestry worldwide is a key objective of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, writes Irish Vice Consul Lisa Marie Joyce. These communities are...
By Paddy Callaghan AIRDRIE fiddler Benedict Morris was crowned BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year following a dazzling performance in the final of the competition which has become the jewel in the crown of Glasgow’s Celtic Connections...
THE Irish community was among those who gathered outside St Alphonsus Church in protest as a local Orange march was routed past the church just months after parish priest Canon Tom White was assaulted during a previous parade. The sickening...
Coiste Cuimhneachain An Gorta Mór (Great Hunger Memorial Committee) are continuing their efforts to bring a fitting memorial to the victims of the Great Hunger in Glasgow with a bucket collection at Celtic Park tomorrow. With task of raising the...
IRISH dancers from Scotland will be among those heading to Greensboro, North Carolina to take on the best dancers in the world for the Irish Dancing World Championships. Many of those flying the flag for Irish dancers here will be...
IRISH communities across Scotland celebrated St Patrick's Day in typically vibrant fashion, with scores of events taking place across the country as Ireland's patron saint was remembered. From official events hosted by the Irish Consulate in Edinburgh to locally...
NEWRY may soon be unveiling a monument to Celtic's first manager after cross party support for such a proposal was secured. Willie Maley was a player in the first Celtic team, induced to join the ranks of the new club...
THE dream of the Irish community in Glasgow of having a fitting memorial to the dead and displaced from Ireland’s tragic years of hunger received an enormous boost this month as a quarter of the fundraising target was reached...
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