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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Die De Valera Hide In Mona’s Wardrobe

December 23, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Next year marks the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising in Dublin and I’ve been researching how previous commemorations have been celebrated in Man. In 1966 a large colour party of Mec Vannin attended the March in Dublin.

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Dublin Port Seabird Project

July 20, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE We highlighted David Cameron’s ‘sea-bird intolerance’ recently and once again it was highlighted emotively yesterday in that pillar of objectivity, The Daily Telegraph, under the dramatic title ‘Killer Seagulls’ (see link); https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/earth/wildlife/11749045/Killer-seagulls-The-seaside-gets-seriously-scary.html We also recently had the seagull

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League Pass CR Letter to Foreign Affairs Dept.

July 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League has written to the Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin (DOFA) enclosing correspondence recently received from the British Ministry of Defence about the use of CR gas in the North of Ireland. The League has

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Críona Ní Dhálaigh has been elected as the first Sinn Féin mayor of Dublin City

July 6, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Sinn Féin became the biggest party on the city council after last year’s local elections. As reported in the Irish Times Críona Ni Dhálaigh said that one of her aims in the coming year is to promote the

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Consultation on Draft Irish Language Bill Welcomed

April 21, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League AGM held at the headquarters of Conradh na Gaeilge in Dublin last weekend (April 10 -12th) adopted a resolution welcoming consultation announced in the North on the ‘Draft Irish Language Bill’. A brief resolution text

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Nuclear Transport Fire Sparks AGM Resolution

March 5, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE This years Celtic League AGM to be held in Dublin in April will be asked to approve a resolution tightening up International regulations surrounding the shipment of nuclear waste by sea. The resolution is prompted by the serious

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Celtic League AGM will Be held in Dublin in April

March 2, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League Annual General meeting will take place in Dublin on the weekend of 10th-12th April 2015. The venue for the meeting is the Headquarters of Conradh na Gaeilge, 6 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2 (just off St

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CPT Respond on Dublin Child Arrests

February 22, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The European Committee for the Prevention of Torture have responded (today) to concerns raised by the Celtic League about arrests of children in dawn raids in Dublin recently. The brief reply from Head of Division at the CPT,

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Irish Branch Supports Yes In Scottish Referendum: Meeting in Dublin and Belfast

May 14, 2014

News from Celtic League As the campaign for Scottish Independence progresses and the referendum debate moves up a notch the latest polls show that the YES side is fast closing the gap. As the campaign accelerates we feel sure that on the day

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