Cymru: March for Independence – Swansea on May 20, 2023

Cymru: March for Independence – Swansea on May 20, 2023

February 1, 2023

All Under One Banner Cymru and YesCymru have announced their first March for Independence of 2023 will be held in Swansea on May 20. Marchers are encouraged to meet from 11.30am on Saturday 20th May at Wind Street Swansea with the march leaving promptly

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‘Living On An Island’

‘Living On An Island’

February 1, 2023

Living on an Island can be paradise but sometimes the day to day practicalities of health care, housing transport etc intrude. Excellent article here at ‘NOTEWORTHY’ looks at a series of Irish islands. From Arranmore off Donegal, via Clare Island off Mayo to

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Russia’s Dublin Ambassador Needs a History Lesson!

Russia’s Dublin Ambassador Needs a History Lesson!

February 1, 2023

One assumes that to be appointed the Ambassador of a large power you have to have some degree of intelligence and education however when it comes to neutrality, history and World War 2 the Russian Ambassador to Ireland seems somewhat challenged. In an

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Breizh: The Wolf is Back

Breizh: The Wolf is Back

February 1, 2023

Great article at Phillipe Argouarch’s site BRITTANY NEWS about a sighting of another wolf in Breizh near Lannion: “After more than a century of absence, the last wolf seen was killed in 1913, the wolf is back in Brittany! On May 4, 2022,

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70th Anniversary of Loss of The Princess Victoria

70th Anniversary of Loss of The Princess Victoria

February 1, 2023

Today marks the 70th anniversary of the loss of the Irish Sea ferry Princess Victoria in the North Channel with the loss of 133 men, women and children. Through the valiant effiorts of the Royal Nabvy, several Merchant Navy vessels and a number

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‘The Welshman’

‘The Welshman’

January 28, 2023

Next month marks the sixtieth anniversary of the bombing of the construction site at Tryweryn Dam in Wales on 10th February 1963. The action was carried out by Owain Williams a founder member of Mudiad Amddiffyn Cymru (MAC) probably the most effective of

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Lengthy Campaign Ends With New Rights For Migrant Fishermen

Lengthy Campaign Ends With New Rights For Migrant Fishermen

January 13, 2023

A new permit scheme will give non-EEA migrant fishermen the same rights as EU crew members has been announced in Ireland. It has been welcomed by the Irish Fish Producers Organisation. The Celtic League started campaigning on this issue seven years ago after

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Human Rights Defenders Should Be Listened To – UN Special Rapporteur

Human Rights Defenders Should Be Listened To – UN Special Rapporteur

January 13, 2023

The UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights, Mary Lawlor, has spoken about the difficulties facing human rights defenders globally. She said: “I look back on 2022 with a mixture of admiration for those brave human rights defenders who have refused to be silenced,

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Ireland – Drift Towards European Military Alliances Continues

Ireland – Drift Towards European Military Alliances Continues

January 13, 2023

The Irish government has ordered a CASA 295 transport Aircraft for its Air Corps; the Air Corps currently has two versions of the CASA 295 Maritime Reconnaissance version to be delivered shortly. It’s reported the new transport will allow the Irish Air Corps,

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Reds’ – Promoting ‘The Green Agenda’ Forty Years Ago!

Reds’ – Promoting ‘The Green Agenda’ Forty Years Ago!

January 13, 2023

I’ve been sent some information about how building a deepwater port on Teesside to serve the ‘green agenda’ and offshore wind farms may not be good for the environment. It makes me recall the days when for the mainstream ‘the green agenda’ was

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