Canada: Name Change Query

August 31, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE CANADA: NAME CHANGE QUERY “A member of the Alba Branch has contacted the Canadian Embassy in London in an attempt to discover why a city named after its Scottish novelist has been changed in recent history. Iain Ramsay, who was

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Carn On The Web

August 29, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE CARN ON THE WEB Just an update to say that as agreed at the last Celtic League AGM plans are proceeding to get all back issues of CARN, the journal of the Celtic League, on to the web in pdf

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Maghaberry: Independant Enquiry Call

August 29, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MAGHABERRY: INDEPENDENT ENQUIRY CALL The Celtic League has called on the NI Minister for Justice, David Ford MLA, to set up an independent enquiry into the situation at Maghaberry Prison which has been the subject of controversy for several years.

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MOD Probed On Overseas Recruitment

August 29, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MOD PROBED ON OVERSEAS RECRUITMENT A career in the British Army is that unpopular these days that the UnitedKingdom increasingly rely on recruitment of Nationals from other countries. The Celtic League has been engaged in correspondence with the

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Mannin: Judiciary Selection Why The Secrecy

August 29, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MANNIN: JUDICIARY SLECTION WHY THE SECRECY Why is the selection process for members of the judiciary not more transparent the Celtic League has asked the Manx Government? (See below): “The Chief Minister of the Isle of Man Mr A

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MOD Urged To Come Clean On Numbers killed By British Army

August 28, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MOD URGED TO COME CLEAN ON NUMBERS KILLED BY BRITISH ARMY The Celtic League has asked the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence for details of the numbers of civilians killed or injured by British Forces serving with ISAF in Afghanistan.

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Cape Wrath MOD Queried On Steps To Repair Damage

August 28, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE CAPE WRATH MOD QUERIED ON STEPS TO REPAIR DAMAGE The Celtic League has asked the Ministry of Defence what steps it has taken torectify serious environmental damage caused at the Cape Wrath weapons range in Northern Scotland two years

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Ireland: Conditions For Female Prisoners A Concern

August 28, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE IRELAND: CONDITIONS FOR FEMALE PRISONERS A CONCERN The Celtic League has written to the Department of Justice and Law Reform in Ireland to express concern about overcrowding at female prisons in Ireland. The issue was first raised by the

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Manx Parole Board Is Still Secret

August 28, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE MANX PAROLE BOARD IS IT STILL SECRET The Celtic League has asked the DHA if the membership and functioning of the IOM Parole Board is still secret! (See below): “The Chief Executive Mr Will Greenhow Department of Home Affairs

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France: League Protest Over treatment Of Roma

August 28, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE FRANCE: LEAGUE PROTEST OVER TREATMENT OF ROMA The Celtic League has protested to the French embassies in London and Dublin about the treatment of Roma people in France who are currently being forcibly expelled from the State. The League have

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