Draig Werdd – the Welsh Society in Ireland – UCD lecture 13/11/18 Darlith UCD

October 29, 2018

UCD lecture 13/11/18 Darlith UCD The UCD School of Irish, Celtic Studies and Folklore warmly invites you to a public lecture: Coleg Cymraeg Cenedlaethol and developing higher education through the medium of Welsh: the first ten years by Dr Ioan Matthews Tuesday, 13

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Ireland maintains 40 year long commitment to UNIFIL

October 29, 2018

On Friday last Ireland’s Defence Minister, Paul Kehoe TD, reviewed troops of the 113th Infantry battalion at Eyre Square in Galway. The unit is due to depart for a tour of duty in Lebanon shortly. ‘Ireland has a long association with UNIFIL since

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McRae death was it suicide or a extra-judicial killing?

October 28, 2018

Renewed controversy surrounds the death of Willie McRae in 1985. The death of the SNP political figure and environmentalist has been ruled a suicide by authorities although over the years ambiguities repeatedly arise to challenge that contention. The latest controversy surrounds evidence from

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Successful Celtic League Annual General Meeting 2018 held in Alba

October 22, 2018

Delegates from the the Celtic nations gathered in Glasgow (Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu) at the weekend 19th – 21st October, as Alba (Scotland) hosted the 2018 Annual General Meeting of The Celtic League. A wide range of issues and motions were discussed at the

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IPCC issues stark warning on climate change

October 18, 2018

Last week the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) issued an alarming report on global warming. The new report focuses on what impacts we might expect from warming of 1.5 degrees and 2 degrees. The Paris climate agreement negotiated in 2015, set a

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Alf plans a ‘giveaway’ budget!

October 18, 2018

I can exclusively reveal that Alf Cannan the Manx Treasury Minister is planning ‘a giveaway budget’ next year the detail is being worked on as we speak by his trusty sidekick Sheila Lowe. Hang on don’t get excited! Alfs idea of a ‘giveaway’

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Food & fuel poverty – Minister Thomas responds for the CMs office

October 4, 2018

News from Mannin Branch of the Celtic League: I wrote to the Chief Minister of the Isle of Man two weeks ago asking for urgent assistance to help the needy on the Island AHEAD of this winter. I applauded the Island overseas aid

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They threatened their children, gassed their pets and stole their country!

October 4, 2018

‘A British colonial Magistrate called Todd. If he is alive he’s a criminal who should be charged with genocide. If he’s dead then if there is a hell I hope he’s burning in it!’ Several people messaged and others wrote comments after my

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Disgusting ‘kick in the teeth’ for displaced Islanders

October 3, 2018

The British government and its Army forciby evicted the Chagos Islanders from their home fifty years ago to make way for an American military base. The used intimidation and violence. The gathered the Islanders pets and gassed them in front of them some

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Opposition knocks glitter of Gold Mine plan

October 3, 2018

The plan for gold mining in The Sperrins has ‘resurfaced’ with an Australian company mooting project to establish the mine near Magherafelt in Co Tyrone. A TV personality is lending his support to opponents of the plan (link): https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-45730901 The Celtic League opposed

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