Misneach: Success Over Facebook Campaign

September 30, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE We reported recently on the campaign by Misneach to get Facebook to stop deleting the accounts of users who submitted their names in the Irish language. (Link): https://www.celticleague.net/news/facebook-dont-mess-with-our-names/ I am pleased to copy this statement received in the

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Mann: ‘Apocalypse Now’ – Hardly!

September 30, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Isle of Man in common with other countries throughout these Islands (and indeed in Western Europe faces some significant difficulties going forward but one politician, Chris Roberstshaw MHK, possibly with an eye to the forthcoming election took

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CBC Manx Allegations: OECD Pressed on Value of TIEA’s

September 29, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has pressed the OECD over the value of so called Tax Information Exchange Agreements (TIEAs) following allegations in Canadian Broadcasting Corporation news reports alleging tax evasion earlier this month news. A TIEA is in place

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Ireland: Political Profligacy and Child Poverty in the North

September 29, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Republican Sinn Fein has attacked the profligacy of the British government towards the Stormont government at a time of severe austerity in the North of Ireland and throughout Britain. Pointedly RSF emphasise what many people in Britain will

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Ireland: Tragic Rise in Number of Homeless

September 29, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The number of homeless families has risen by 76% since the start of the year, according to new figures from the Department of the Environment. At the beginning of September the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins stated

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Kernow: Major Cornish Language Event Held

September 29, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The second annual Cornish language research conference was held on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September 2015 at the Tremough university campus in Penryn, Kernow (Cornwall). The event was hosted this year by the Institute of Cornish Studies,

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Mann: Hospital Evictions Plan Queried

September 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League have written to the Isle of Man Minister for Health following his ‘startling’ revelation that a person in his view unnecessarily occupied a hospital bed for a year holding up emergency treatments. The Minister is

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Cameron: ‘Pig Gate’ It Hasn’t Gone Away

September 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Thought the Ashcroft allegations about Cameron the so called ‘Pig-Gate’ affair were just an amusing interlude in an other wise dull week; Cat Boyd, Scottish feminist, socialist and radical independence campaigner looks in depth at the issue and

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Schools Recruitment ForcesWatch Update

September 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE An update from ForcesWatch Education Officer, Owen Everett, about their campaign to get the Welsh Assembly to act on recruitment in School. Owen says: “I’m pleased to be able to let you know that the Welsh Government has

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Mann: Chief Minister Responds on Political Gender Balance

September 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Isle of Man Chief Minister has responded to a query from the Celtic League about political gender balance within Tynwald. His reply is set out below and a link to our original correspondence is at the foot

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