The Impact of 1916 Reverberated Beyond Ireland And The Celtic Countries

December 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE We are still attempting to locate rare footage of inter-Celtic involvement in the fiftieth anniversary of the 1916 Easter rising has come to light. This year’s 100th anniversary gives it a new impetus. The Easter Rising had an

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Why Tryweryn Matters to the Other Celtic Countries

October 20, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE “It happened in Wales but it could have happened anywhere that suited the expediency of the British State. The nationals of the Celtic countries were aborigines to be ignored or used!” Tryweryn and what happened there should matter

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The Celtic Countries Where They Rate in Press Freedom

March 2, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE THE CELTIC COUNTRIES WHERE THEY RATE IN PRESS FREEDOM With the Manx Press in the eye of the storm following criticism from Government Ministers of Adrian Darbyshire’s report for Isle of Man newspapers on ‘the coup that never

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Submarine Threat to Fishing Safety Governments Challenged

January 20, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League have challenged all powers who navies operate submarines around the Celtic countries to set out what steps they have taken to implement International Maritime Organisation resolution A.709(17) AVOIDANCE BY SUBMERGED SUBMARINES OF FISHING VESSELS AND

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Dying Days of the UK?

February 15, 2012

Even before the Scottish National Party (SNP) launched its plans on 25th January 2012 – Burns Night – to hold a referendum on independence in Autumn 2014, questions were being asked about what would happen to the United Kingdom without one of its

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Celtic League Review of the Year

January 7, 2011

With the start of a New Year it is useful to reflect on some of the more political developments that have taken place in the Celtic countries over the course of the last twelve months, but more importantly it is essential to look

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Na Wrewgh Tava Agan OrdirCornish Concerns Over Boundary Changes

September 9, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE CORNISH CONCERNS OVER BOUDARY CHANGES “Na wrewgh tava agan ordir” (Hands off our border) was the unusually political  message from the Grand Bard, Mick Paynter, at the Cornish Gorsedh last weekend in PorthIa/St Ives. The Grand Bard was responding

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BBC Asserts That Coverage Of Celtic Countries Has ‘Improved’

August 12, 2010

The BBC has said that its coverage of devolved issues affecting the north of Ireland, Scotland and Wales has now improved on its media network, following a damning report produced in 2008. The King Report criticised the BBC in 2008 for failing to

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Wales is a Country

August 9, 2010

The leader of the Legislative Committee in the Welsh Assembly Government (WAG) has stated in a letter to a fellow Assembly Member (AM) that “Wales should properly be referred to as a country.” John Griffiths AM/AC, a Labour Party member who holds the

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Foinse Focus On Manx, Breton and Cornish Languages

June 25, 2010

The cultural and language campaigns of the Celtic League were highlighted in the widest selling Irish language newspaper in Ireland yesterday. In an article titled `Feachtais athbheochana ar siúl ar son teangachamionlaigh Ceilteacha’, journalist Orla Bradshaw wrote that: “Tá gealltanas tugtha ag feachtasóirí

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