Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Paddy Callaghan IN MY column last month, I wrote about the uncertain nature of travel restrictions to Ireland which were set to be relaxed as of July 19, but at that stage, it was...
Colette Cooper WE'RE all missing socialising with our loved ones, going out for a cup of coffee, or simply taking part in the majority of outdoor activities, but it's important to keep the faith as we continue to move forward. In...
Michael McKelvie "I LONG for the days when we worked at the hay.” These are the first lines of a poem I wrote several years ago and it came back to me while I...
WHILE the Irish community in Scotland may have been physically disconnected from those in Ireland, one boost from the lockdown and global restrictions has been revealed by Ireland Reaching Out, an emigrant-focused community charity. The organisation has reported an increase...
Hugh DoughertyCOUNTY Donegal Railway Heritage Centre boss Niall McCaughan wants to hear from anyone who remembers the County Donegal Railways in action. That includes anyone who worked on, travelled on the line, or has heard stories of...
Joe Bradley THE Cursillo—Cursillo being a lay Christian organisation—‘Knock Walk’ began in Derry in the 1980s and spread to Belfast in the 1990s. The walk’s collective intention is to pray for peace; in individual hearts, families, communities and countries. Its...
WITH tourist travel across the world disrupted by the presence of the coronavirus and the associated social restrictions, the Irish community in Scotland has been unable to enjoy the physical link it maintains across the Irish Sea. Though some essential...
Paddy CallaghanTHERE has recently been a further update to the travel restrictions for those entering the Republic of Ireland from Scotland.Up until recently, providing passengers had received two doses of a Covid-19 vaccine, the only requirement upon...
Glasgow’s link with Derry has been safeguarded by Loganair, as the airline stepped in to replace Ryanair when their operations between the two cities ceases on October 27 this year. The very next day Loganair will begin operations on the...
AER LINGUS recently moved to reassure Scotland’s Irish community after its regional flights were put in jeopardy when its franchise operator Stobart Air announced early in June that it was to cease flying with immediate effect.
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