Wednesday, February 8, 2023
ON FEBRUARY 2, 1922, one of the most famous books in the world was published. James Joyce’s Ulysses remains as popular as it is unread, so the Consulate General of Ireland in Edinburgh decided to celebrate its...
Mickey MullanI THINK we have been very lucky with autumn so far. The sun has made plenty of appearances, but the nights are fair drawing in. I do enjoy the change in weather, with colder nights, especially...
THIS August, Easter Road will entertain fans and critics alike, however, this year it won’t just be the Hibs team wowing the crowds. An exciting new play telling the story of how Hibernian FC (1) was formed by Edinburgh’s...
PLAYWRIGHT Gerry Cunningham is looking forward to unveiling his story of the love affair at the heart of the Easter Rising to a Glasgow audience this Easter Monday—and his play Blood Upon the Rose is already looking at being...
ST PATRICK'S Day celebrations will once again fall victim to the Covid-19 pandemic as the 2021 festivals in Scotland are prevented from going ahead in their usual formats. Though the familiar sights of parades, crowds, music and dance will fall...
Katie MaguireLIVING through the Covid-19 restrictions for 18 months, has resulted in even the cheeriest among us to doubt our ‘glass half full’ demeanour. Young people like me have missed out on all manner of things from...
THE easing of restrictions has been welcomed throughout the diaspora in Scotland, but none more so than those within the Irish dancing community, who have recently been taking part in competitions once again. The...
FAMILY, friendship and community—the hallmarks of the Malones brand—are at the heart of a recently launched whiskey. At an evening of whiskey-tasting and entertainment in Malones in Edinburgh, Malones Triple Cask Whiskey was released to an appreciative...
Paddy CallaghanHUNDREDS of thousands of music lovers are set to descend on the modest town of Mullingar in County Westmeath this month for the biggest celebration of Irish culture in the world. Amongst them will be hundreds...
Mickey Mullan AS I sit here and melt in this incredible weather, I’ve made a promise to myself that I’ll not complain, after all we don’t get weather like this very often.
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