Huge Frustration, but High Spirits as Bretons Vent Their Frustration

October 26, 2015

“Some 5000 people protested in Karaez/Carhaix, Breizh/Brittany, on Saturday and people took to the streets to demand that the French Government proceed with the ratification of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages. “Similar protests took place across the French state among,

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Ireland: Homeless Protest this Evening in Dublin and Other Centres

October 11, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Further to our report on President Michael D Higgins expressing concern about the continuing problem of homelessness in Ireland. This evening in Dublin homelessness campaigners will stage a ‘sleep-out’ to mark world homelessness day. The sleep-out was due

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March Spells Bad News for Ireland’s Coalition Government

September 1, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE More than 80,000 demonstrators to the streets of Dublin on Saturday (29th August). This was the fifth mass demonstration organised by the Right2Water campaign. Over recent weeks Ireland’s Fine Gael/Labour coalition government have been trying to say that

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Members Attend Pasty Tax Rally

May 1, 2012

NEWS FROM CELTIC PRESS Members of the Kernow Branch of the Celtic League participated in a protest rally on the weekend against a UK government proposed tax on the Cornish pasty. Despite torrential rain, the rally was attended by over 700 people and

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Protests Reflect Dissatisfaction With Government Cuts

July 4, 2011

Members of the Kernow (Cornwall) Branch of the Celtic League attended a demonstration last week (30th June 2011) to protest against government cuts in the public sector. Kernow branch secretary, Mike Chappell, reported to the general council of the League that many members

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Ireland: Opposition To Proposed Royal Visit

March 9, 2011

There have been a number of expressions of opposition to the recently announced Royal Visit to Ireland. Republican Sinn Fein has indicated repeatedly that it opposed plans for any visit and now a definite proposal has been brought forward the party has called

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Cymru: Police Use of Language Tokenistic

August 23, 2010

A language activist in Wales has raised her concerns with the Welsh Language Board over the “tokenistic” use of the Welsh language by South Wales Police. Lleucu Meinir complained to the Welsh Language Board (WLB) following two £30 parking fines she received which

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