Mann: What Are the MoD Paying DoI Asked

September 19, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Celtic League have written to the DOI Director of Ports asking what monies are paid by the UK Ministry of Defence for the use by RAF training aircraft which use Ronaldsway regularly. Hawk trainers from the RAF

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MoD Emerges Unscathed From Sub Debate

September 18, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The link below is to a parliamentary debate on the interaction between submarines and motor fishing vessels (MFVs) It presented a real opportunity for MPs from Scotland and the North of Ireland to get answers about the

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MoD to Attend Inquest into Loss of Bugaled Breizh

July 19, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The BBC in Cornwall is reporting that the Ministry of Defence will attend the inquest that the Coroner for Cornwall is undertaking into the loss of the Breton trawler Bugaled Breizh. This is an important development and one

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British Defence SEC Reluctant to Comment on Army Drug Problem

July 12, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE BRITISH DEFENCE SEC RELUCTANT TO COMMENT ON ARMY DRUG PROBLEM The Ministry of Defence is showing a marked reluctance to respond to a query we forwarded to Defence Minister, Michael Fallon, in May 2015 asking about an alarming

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Another File on CR Gas Found But One Still Closed

July 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE In December of 2014 we wrote to the British Government seeking information held by the British Government on ‘Operation Pagoda’ which was a code name given to the use of CR Gas in Northern Ireland. There are a

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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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Scotland: MoD Dirty Tricks at Smith Commission

March 14, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE An article in Scotland’s Herald newspaper today reveals behind the scenes double-dealing which effectively blocked powers which should have been devolved. The newspaper article says: “Internal emails reveal that senior MOD figures told the Commission it would be

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History Repeats Itself: MoD Try to Expand Butec Range by Stealth

March 4, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE They say history repeats itself and that is certainly what appears to be happening in relation to the underwater test and evaluation centre (BUTEC) which is sited between Raasay and Applecross on the Scottish mainland. Two SNP MSPs

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Definitely No Overflight by Russians Say MOD

February 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE DEFINITELY NO OVERFLIGHT BY RUSSIANS SAY MOD The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence are insisting Russian Aircraft which transited around the west of the British Isles recently before did not overfly southern Cornwall despite media claim to the

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MOD Quizzed On Reports Russians Overflew Cornwall

February 22, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Following a military incident off the coast of Cornwall involving two aircraft operated by the Russian Federation and subsequent eye witness reports by members of the public suggesting that the UK Ministry of Defence were being less than

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