Sunday, February 5, 2023
Hugh Dougherty AS KEEN cyclists, a couple of summers ago, herself and I decided to cycle to Donegal—catching the P&O ferry at Cairnryan for Larne—pedalling all the way round the Antrim Coast Road, and arriving, finally, at Malin Town, 120...
TRAVEL to Donegal brings with it opportunities to take advantage of a whole host of attractions. For some it is the chance to visit family, for others a jaunt up Mount Errigal or a day among the waves at...
Hugh Dougherty IT’S a sight that I love. Standing on the deck of a Stena Fast Ferry, as she makes her steady way up Belfast Lough on the last lap of the quick crossing from Cairnryan, it’s always exciting to...
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...
A SURVEY has revealed that more than a quarter of Scots would support quarantine being imposed on those who travel to the country across the Irish Sea. More than 1000 Scots were polled in the study, which discovered that while...
Michael McKelvie As a child and as a teenager in the 1950s and 60s I travelled with my family on the (Lairds Loch) boat from Glasgow to Derry and then on to grandmother’s place in Donegal. EACH year as far back...
THERE was good news for those who frequently cross the Irish Sea recently as Loganair announced the addition of a new Glasgow to Belfast route. The service, which will see flights between Glasgow Airport and George Best Belfast City Airport, will...
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...
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...
THE MAYO diaspora both in Scotland and throughout the world will, once again, have cause to celebrate this month as they join with the inhabitants of the Heather County in marking Mayo Day. The day of celebration takes place on...
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