The historic Culloden battlefield proposed housing site

February 18, 2015

david tolmie聽edinburgh, United Kingdom Letter to Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs Fiona hislop First Minister SCOTTISH MINISTERS Stop the proposed development of homes to be built within 400 metres of Culloden Battlefield The historic Culloden battlefield where soldiers fought for their country and lost their lives is under threat with a […]

Celtic Music Radio

October 8, 2012

Celtic Music Radio is based in Glasgow, Scotland, and has a mission to be a strong cultural voice for contemporary and traditional Scottish music, arts and culture, pioneering new frontiers in communication and broadcasting by including people that do not have access to mainstream media. The service is targeted at the Glasgow area’s practising creative […]

Navy and Notre Dame finally crossed paths in 1914.

September 22, 2012

Taken from Irish Central: Without Navy, Notre Dame may not still exist Without Navy, Notre Dame may not still exist. In spite of its on field success, Notre Dame fell on hard times in World War II. The school’s population dwindled to a depression era number of 2,623 students in 1943 and a 20 percent […]

What’s on in Scotland’s isles?

March 23, 2012

 Make the most ofArran’s island wildlife and landscape at the Arran Mountain Festival (18 – 21 May). Enjoy whisky tasting, Gaelic lessons and more at the Islay Festival of Music and Malt (31 May – 21 June), or why not learn about the island’s fascinating seafaring traditions at the Hebridean Maritime Festival (9-14 July).  

Police and clergy baffled by theft of valueless relic

March 4, 2012

By PATRICK COUNIHAN,  IrishCentral.com Staff Writer Published Sunday, March 4, 2012, 8:28   Thieves stole the preserved heart of St Laurence O’Toole,Dublin’s patron saint, from Christ Church Cathedral on Saturday morning. Church leaders inDublinhave said they are “devastated” after the theft in broad daylight of the preserved heart of St Laurence O’Toole, the city’s patron […]

EasyJet flight passengers’ shock as Scotsman spends entire flight naked

February 10, 2012

  EASYJET passengers were stunned when a man stripped naked for a flight. The Scot undressed in the toilets before parading the length of the cabin.   Despite the crew’s best efforts, he refused to put his clothes back on for the rest of the journey.   But passengers said the 35-year-old did keep his […]

Edinburgh Zoo pandas honoured with special tartan on eve of Burns Night

February 4, 2012

 A SPECIAL tartan commissioned to mark the arrival of the Edinburgh Zoo pandas was unveiled today. Tian Tian and Yang Guang jetted intoEdinburghon a specially chartered flight fromChinaon December 4 last year. Edinburgh Zoo commissioned the tartan from local company Kinloch Anderson to mark the bears’ arrival. The design features black, white and a little […]

Scots actor Brian Cox blasts clubs for banning women from Burns suppers

January 24, 2012

Jan 24 2012 By Niamh Anderson HOLLYWOODactor Brian Cox has branded a ban on women at two Robert Burns clubs “prejudicial idiocy”. The 65-year-old Scot said the Bard would be turning in his grave to see the societies refusing to let ladies join. In the run-up to Burns Night tomorrow, clubs in New Cumnock, Ayrshire, […]

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January 19, 2012

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A mechanic was left stunned

October 5, 2011

A mechanic was left stunned after he opened a car bonnet to begin repairs … and found a rabbit. Brian Donn, 37, discovered the bunny in Fiona Blakey’s Ford Focus after she’d unwittingly drove 12 miles to the garage with the furry stowaway. And the mechanic had his work cut out to rescue the creature, […]

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