Illiam Dhone – I Think of Deemsters Locked Up and Smile

Illiam Dhone – I Think of Deemsters Locked Up and Smile

January 4, 2023

I decided to go to the Illiam Dhone commemoration. I haven’t been for two years. I went in the past as a participant now I go as a curious spectator. There’s a reasonable crowd at the hill. It’s pointless saying a number if

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Carn 169 – Editorial about Catalunya

December 21, 2017

Carn 169 is hot off the press today on the same day that the people of Catalonia go to the polls yet again. Carn 169 will be sent off to subscribers and members over the next couple of weeks, as the consequences of today’s

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Celtic League Supports Catalunya

October 30, 2017

The Celtic League welcomes the news that Catalunya has unilaterally declared independence from Spain (27th October 2017) and now proposes to peacefully begin the process of implementation.   We now hope to see the smooth and peaceful transfer of legal powers from Spain

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Observations from Catalunya

October 18, 2017

Iain McDermott was the official international observer for the Celtic League in Catalunya for the referendum vote on independence, which was held there on 1st October 2017. He travelled to Catalunya with his partner, Helen, on 29th September and stayed there until 4th

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1916 Irish Rising Commemoration Programme

February 20, 2016

Celtic League News The 2016 Celtic League AGM will be held between 25th and 26th March in Dublin and has been organised to coincide with the centenary commemoration of the Irish 1916 Rising. The programme for the Commemoration is set out below. An

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A Damp Day But Spirits Were High As Dhone Commeration Held

January 4, 2016

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Despite appalling weather there was a good turn out at the Illiam Dhone commemoration yesterday. Opening proceedings Bernard Moffatt spoke about the significance and legacy of Dhone to Manx people and our institutions. He also pointed out that

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Canada: Gordon Gets A Xmas Card!

December 17, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE It’s nice to stay in touch at Xmas even if the people you are staying in touch with can be – well a little rude! Celtic League deals with all sorts of people from local Councils, Ministers to

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Irish Government Urged to Ban Foreign Flagged Super Trawlers

November 21, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Director of Information of the Celtic League, Bernard Moffatt, has written to the Irish government urging action to curb damage to fishery livelihoods and the marine eco-system of the west of Ireland caused by super trawlers. Two

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Super Trawlers Ban Them Call!

November 20, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE We have followed up correspondence to the Irish government about the marine vandalism cause by so called ‘super trawlers’ fishing of the West of the British Isles with a call to both the EU Commissioner for the Marine

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A Place Little Interested In The Past Facing An Uncertain Future

November 15, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE There will be no fresh move on the Chronicles the Chief Minister has said. I had written to him following the news that the Scottish Government had managed to negotiate the return of several of its artefacts on

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