Sunday, February 5, 2023
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...
AFTER six weeks of schools coaching, Ceann Creige ended the sessions with a school’s tournament with Avenue End, Sunnyside and St Rose of Lima competing.A close final saw St Rose of Lima end up as the eventual...
IRISH In Britain recently sent an open letter to the UK press in the wake of a distasteful and widelycriticised ‘joke’ by comedian Jimmy Carr directed at the Gypsy Roma Traveller (GRT).Brian Dalton (above), chief executive officer...
THE dedicated campaigning by members of the Irish diaspora across the world—including several groups in Britain—for the right for Irish citizens abroad to vote in Irish elections has been given a boost with the announcement that a referendum on...
A BRAND new act was recently signed into law in Ireland that will change the way in which access to birth information is obtained.The Birth Information and Tracing Act 2022 was signed into law earlier this year...
SCOTLAND GAA will welcome Abood Al Jumaili—also known as Bonnar Ó Loingsigh—as the celebrated inclusion activist takes part in a series of events around Glasgow.Born in Baghdad, he was just nine years old when he left war-torn...
THE All-Scotland Irish Dancing Championships returned to Glasgow Royal Concert Hall for the first time since 2019 recently and students from Scottish schools were among some of the top performers yet again.First up, there were four podium...
THE Shamrock Tenors, a new Northern Ireland-based harmony and multi-instrumental group, have joined Tourism Ireland in a new promotion for Belfast and the North of Ireland—a music video featuring a beautiful rendition of the song Belfast, originally written...
Edward BradyWELL, it was great to see the Galway Festival back with a crowd there to watch and enjoy it as they did before the pandemic stopped people getting into the racetrack in 2020. In 2021, 1000...
Mick Kane SEÁN McComb was expecting to have another busy year inside the boxing ring. The 27-year-old Belfastman fought five times in each of the previous two years, winning every fight to build a 10-0 record after turning professional. Unfortunately...
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