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Archaeologists discover 13th Century Irish castle walls in Galway

Construction work being undertaken in Quay Street, Galway (Irish: Gaillimh) in the West of Ireland  has revealed the remains of a castle. Archaeologists believe it to be part of the oldest-known stone building in Galway city and that the two metre thick stone walls formed part of Dún na Gaillimhe, a castle built by the De Burgo family in 1232. The fortification was built along the then shoreline of the river Corrib. It was preceded by a wooden structure on the same site, which is mentioned in the annals of 1124.

Warning of threat to Scotland's historic sites by climate change

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) (Scottish Gaelic: Àrainneachd Eachdraidheil Alba), is the agency that oversees over 300 sites of national importance. They include Scotland’s most noted Neolithic structures, castles, abbeys, and ruins. Now, for the first time, HES has issued red warnings for almost a fifth of its sites placing amber, high risk warnings against another 70%. 

Keep the Sunrise cancer treatment centre staff in Cornwall

Keep the Sunrise cancer treatment centre staff in Cornwall

With one voice, a firm NO to this theft of what is rightfully ours!

Cornish people raised huge sums of money to create this wonderful facility for the people of Cornwall. Many gave freely of their time and money.

Now the fight is on to keep its staff in Cornwall and to prevent it being taken away from us by NHS 'England'!

KMTU is joining the campaign launched by Laurence Reed and BBC Radio Cornwall!

A song for Cornwall - Cornwall Council given Private Eye magazine award - the Petition - National Trust commits criminal damage...again!

Kan rag Kernow - A Song for Cornwall

Friday 19th January, 2018 at 8 PM - 11 PM

Lowenac Hotel, Basset Road, Camborne, Cornwall  TR14 8SL

Kernow Pan Celtic aims to promote Cornish language and culture, principally through participation in the Pan Celtic festival held annually in Ireland.

This event is to choose a song to enter into the Pan Celtic Song Competition at that Festival. All songs are performed in Cornish.

Ancient Scottish tradition of Burning of the Clavie celebrated in Burghead

Burning the clavie is an ancient Scottish custom. It is held on 11th January, which is the old Scottish New Year (Hogmanay) by the Julian Calendar. The event is still observed at Burghead (Scottish Gaelic: Am Broch), a fishing village on the Moray Firth (An Cuan Moireach). The clavie is a half-cask filled with wood shavings and tar, which is then  set alight. The flaming clavie is carried through the village and finally to a headland upon which stands the ruins of an altar, called the Doorie.

Moon is coming on a visit to Scotland and Wales

Museum of the  Moon is a seven-metre circumference art installation. Created by artist Luke Jerram, an installation artist, who creates sculptures, large installations and live arts projects, the moon is a stunning 1:500,000 scale replica. NASA provided the high resolution images for the sphere.

Irish language national school Gaelscoil Mhic Ahmlaigh moves to new larger premises in Galway

Gaelscoil Mhic Ahmlaigh was established in 1993 with just 20 pupils. Since then the Irish language school has continued to grow. Their increased numbers had to be catered for by the building of  additional Portacabins. Now the pupils have moved to new premises on the west side of the city of Galway (Irish: Gaillimh). The building on Millars Lane in Knocknacarra now has 24 classrooms, offices, support rooms and sports facilities and can accommodate 720 pupils.

Welsh flag flies proudly once more at Neath Castle

Neath Castle (Castell Nedd)  is located in the town centre of Neath, Wales ( Castell-nedd, Cymru). It stands in a strategic place that guards an important river crossing. The site is that of a twelfth century Norman castle that possibly replaced an earlier fortification. The castle was persistently attacked by the Welsh and after being burnt by the great Welsh prince Llewellyn ap Iorwerth it was rebuilt in stone. It was sacked again in the fifteenth century and the gatehouse seen today was built. Sections of the curtain wall also remain.

Name plaque from century old Orkney naval tragedy that was found in cormorant nest

South Ronaldsay is one of the Orkney Islands off the north coast of Scotland. On January 12 1918 during awful weather conditions and a snowstorm, HMS Opal and Narborough ran aground off South Ronaldsay. Just one man survived and 188 sailors lost their lives in the tragedy. Some of the Opal’s crew were washed overboard, others were trapped in cabins and compartments unable to escape before the ship broke in two. The survivor, Gunner AB William Sissons, was from that ship. He managed to swim ashore and tried to scale the cliff and reach safety, but was to exhausted.

Hard Hitting and Truthful Letter Sent to Sarah Newton MP Concerning NHS in Kernow

Anger continues to grow in our beloved homeland at so many things and more and more patriots are speaking out despite legal threats.

We have been copied in on an open and hard hitting but truthful letter sent by our very close friends to Sarah Newton MP regarding OUR NHS:

AN OPEN LETTER TO SARAH NEWTON MP FROM CORNISH SOLIDARITY

"Cornishness is for life, not just for St Piran's Day and 80 minutes at Twickenham!"

Dear Mrs Newton

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