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Scotland: Nuclear protesters imprisonment condemned

News item from YN COMMMEEYS CELTIAGH - CELTIC NEWS MANNIN about the imprisonment of two protesters at the Faslane nuclear base in Scotland.

'Nuclear protesters imprisonment condemned'

A resolution adopted at the AGM of the Celtic League this weekend (held on the Isle of Man) condemned the imprisonment of two protesters is Scotland on charges related to disrupting the movement and storage of nuclear warheads at the Faslane Nuclear base. The protesters have since been released.

Wales: Controversial Project Put On Hold

News item taken from YN COMMMEEYS CELTIAGH - CELTIC NEWS MANNIN  about the insulting proposed work of public art "Ring of Iron" that has caused so much anger in the Welsh nation.

'Wales: Controversial project put on hold'

A proposed work of public art has caused great insult and anger to the Welsh nation. So much so, that a petition signed by thousands of people has caused the project to be, " paused ". Always hoping, but not expecting success, I signed the petition along with the other thousands.

Solidarity with Irish Language Act campaigners

News item from YN COMMMEEYS CELTIAGH - CELTIC NEWS MANNIN

Solidarity with Irish Language Act campaigners

A resolution adopted at the AGM of the Celtic League this weekend (held on the Isle of Man) confirmed League support for an Irish Language Act in the North of Ireland and expressed support for those individuals and groups campaigning on the issue. The resolution also highlighted and condemned that attitude of the UK and Unionists for failing to meet basic demands on both the language issue and marriage equality.

Breizh: AGM welcomes mining pause but resolution calls for complete cessation

News item from YN COMMMEEYS CELTIAGH - CELTIC NEWS MANNIN

Breizh: AGM welcomes mining pause but resolution calls for complete cessation

An issue relating to the Variscan mining controversy in Brittany (and parts of France) was down for discussion at this year’s Celtic League AGM held on the Isle of Man.

The Celtic League had added its voice to the protests against the plans by Variscan whose plant and also HQ have been the subject of attacks in Brittany and France.

Celtic League AGM focuses on lost treasures

YN COMMMEEYS CELTIAGH - CELTIC NEWS MANNIN

AGM FOCUSES ON LOST TREASURES

The ‘meat and drink’ of any Celtic League AGM are the reports and resolutions but the meeting does also focus on general issues and this year these included the upgrading of our MAIN webpages and the often overlooked lost ‘Celtic Treasures issue’.

Heritage Kernow - COUNCIL TOLD - BUT WILL THEY LISTEN?

Kernow

29th VII 2017

Today (28th July, 2017) was a meeting of “Heritage Kernow” the latest iteration of a long line of different forums, advisory groups, and similar heritage groupings to link Cornwall Council with the huge number of voluntary sector groups that work on aspects of Cornwall's heritage and also the amenity providers such as the National Trust.

Isle of Man: Celtfest Makes a Successful Debut

In an effort to introduce Manx and Celtic culture to a wider audience, the much-loved Yn Chruinnaght Inter-Celtic Festival has been given a make-over, but still remains largely based in Peel.

Mean-spirited colonial action by UK against islanders condemned

This article comes from Yn Commmeeeys Celtiagh - Celtic News Mannin. It highlights the support given to the people of the Chagos Islands in a resolution passed at this years Celtic League AGM held on 29 and 30 July 2017:

'Mean-Spirited Colonial Action By UK Against Islanders Condemned'

The Celtic League Annual General Meeting 2017

A successful Annual General Meeting of the Celtic League was held on the Isle of Man over the last two days. Once the meeting had concluded on 30th July, delegates took the opportunity to go to the village of Cregneash. They were given a very interesting talk by Fiona McArdle on the visit to the Isle of Man by Irish politician and statesman Éamon de Valera 70 years ago. After his time on the Island he instigated a visit by the Irish Folklore Commission. Their work in recording native Manx Gaelic speakers helped preserve and promote Manx.

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