Politics put before pupil welfare

James McEnaneyDURING the first lockdown teachers were put in a near-impossible position. Overnight, schools were closed (at least in the physical sense) and learning was supposed to become...

Glasgow St Patrick’s festival needs you!

AFTER two celebrations of Ireland’s Patron Saint disrupted and diminished by the Covid-19 restrictions, the Glasgow St Patrick’s Festival is planning to be back at full strength...

Irish airlines announce more flights to Scotland

FLIGHTS from Dublin to Glasgow and Edinburgh are among hundreds of new routes announced by Aer Lingus and Emerald Airlines.The announcement is part of a move to...

Raise a glass to a new year and a new you!

L J SextonNEW Year conjures up a million moving images that to this day still bring a smile to my face. A blanket of smoke resting mid-air...

Irish In Britain in vaccination drive

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...

Crowd control in Ireland; Irish horses head to Cheltenham

Edward BradyAS I wrote in my last column, we thought that the big Leopardstown Christmas Festival would be allowed a crowd of 10,000, which was well down...