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Cornwall’s Saint Piran pro cycling team steps up to the national stage
Back in 2015, former pro racing cyclist, bike shop, bike hire café owner and dyed-in-the-wool Cornishman Richard ‘Ricci’ Pascoe, had the crazy idea of setting up a world class racing team in his home county.
Belfast to host a celebration of the Irish harp
In September, the Linen Hall Library will host a unique event to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Irish Harp Society of Belfast. The Library, in the city’s Donegal Square, is renowned for its unparalleled Irish and Local Studies Collection and...
Is there a looming Welsh language crisis?
The government’s target of increasing the number of Welsh speakers to one million by 2050 looks like a tough ask, with latest figures showing a 50% decline in the number of teenagers taking an A Level in the language over...
From James Bond to Harry Potter - Scotland in the Movies
Like films? Love Scotland? You’re in luck! Visit Scotland’s book Set in Scotland – A Film Fan’s Odyssey will tell you all about the more than 100 movies made in the country that was named by USA Today as the world’s Best Cinematic Destination....
Welsh National Eisteddfod honours revealed
It’s not often you see rugby players, a royal harpist and a comedian on the same bill, but they are among some of the luminaries who will be honoured by the Gorsedd of Bards at Wales’ primary cultural celebration. The...
Government announces new measures to boost Irish language
The government, has announced the establishment of a new €250,000 fund to enable Irish language students to spend three months living with families in the Gaeltacht, the predominantly Irish speaking areas in the west of the country. Around 100,000 people...
Love whisky, music and dancing? Get yourself over to Islay!
The Scottish Hebrides are getting ready for one of their biggest events of the year - the Islay Festival of Music and Malt. Kicking off on 24th May and running through to 1st June, the festival is now in its 30th year, so...
See the Isle of Man - at 200mph! It's TT time
You don’t have to be mad to take part in the Isle of Man TT Races, but it probably helps. For more than 100 years, two-wheeled petrol heads have descended on the island to race around its 37-mile course at...
Performers announced for the Isle of Man’s Yn Chruinnaght festival
With the Isle of Man’s largest Celtic festival just over two months away, the organisers have revealed who will be performing at the week-long event that kicks off on July 15th.
'Johnny Onions'
'Johnny Onions' was the nickname given to the Breton onion-sellers who travelled annually to Wales and other parts of Britain.