Protect Your Place Names To Protect Your Heritage

November 2, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Not known for pulling her punches the Language Commissioner for Wales, Meri Huws, has said that place names should enjoy the same protection as listed buildings. She told BBC Wales that changes to historic place names should be

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Patagonia: Major Cultural Tour by Welsh Orchestra and Choir

October 30, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE To mark the 150th anniversary since Welsh settlements were established in Patagonia both the BBC National Orchestra Wales (BBC NOW) and the National Youth Choir of Wales (NYCW) is currently touring Patagonia. The National Orchestra Wales has this

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Mann: The Cop Shop Robbers They Never Did Catch Them!

October 30, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE A report on an unusual case today involving the police in Wales prompted one of those déjà vu moments we occasionally get. The allegations involving three Officers are related to the confiscation by police of £77,000 pounds in

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Tryweryn Cameron Sidesteps an Apology

October 28, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE British Prime Ministers are always apologizing. In the past few years they have gone on the record to express regret for issues as diverse as the Irish Famine and Section 28. However it seems it’s a step to

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Plaid Cymru Say Trident Cost Not Justifiable

October 27, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The news that the replacement of the United Kingdom’s Trident nuclear submarine missile deterrent will cost a staggering 167 billion has provoked a strong reaction from Plaid Cymru (the Party of Wales) Plaid Treasury spokesman, Jonathan Edwards MP

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Tryweryn Remembered as Hundreds Attend Rally

October 18, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Ten years ago Liverpool was told ‘they can keep their apology’ – today the decision to flood the Tryweryn valley is still as controversial! It is still an emotive issue is Wales and you can still seesigns today

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Cymru: Destruction of Capel Celyn One of the ‘Darkest’ Days in Welsh History

October 16, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The Wales Minister, Alun Cairns has said the flooding of a Welsh Valley in Gwynedd to provide drinking water for Liverpool was “a shameful chapter in Welsh history”. The village Capel Celyn, one of the last Welsh only

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Wales: Leanne Wood Slams Tory Anti-Union Legislation

October 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Plaid Cymru Leader Leanne Wood AM has said that the UK Government’s regressive Trade Union Bill must not apply to Wales and she has pledged that Plaid Cymru would do all it can to step any attempt to

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Breizh/Cymru: Links Strengthened

September 22, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Yesterday (Monday 21 September) a well known Breton politician and leader of the ‘Oui la Bretagne’ (Yes Brittany) movement was in Wales for an official reception at the Senedd (Welsh Assembly) in Caerdydd/Cardiff. Christian Troadec, Mayor of Karez

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Wales: Congratulations for Corbyn, But Plaid Say Labour Record in Wales is Dismal

September 13, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE Commenting on the election of the new Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn, the Leader of Plaid Cymru, offered her congratulations, but there was a sting in the tail of her message. Leanne Wood AM said she hoped Corbyn would

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