: ' Irish in Britain'

Emigrant Support funding for Irish in UK at £5.1m

Minister for the Diaspora Jimmy Deenihan announced the funding for 2014 at the Irish Embassy in London today [...]

In this week’s January 11 Irish World (print edition)

WILD WEST: that Atlantic storm on the west coast of Ireland captured in stunning detail SHERLOCK: Drogheda comedian and actress Yasmine Akram gets her big break opposite Benedict Cumberbatch SOUL: Lisa Stansfield, back in brilliant form, [...]

A Christmas and New Year’s Greeting from President Michael D Higgins

President Higgins, who makes the first ever Irish State visit to Britain in 2014, has a message for the Irish at home and abroad [...]

In this week’s November 30 Irish World

As Fr Alec Reid, the Redemptorist priest know as 'Chaplain to the peace process' was buried this week, Northern Ireland saw the unwelcome return of the proxy bombs - innocent people forced to transport bombs into [...]

It’s On: First Ever State Visit to Britain by an Irish President

Áras an Uachtaráin and Buckingham Palace have announced that President Michael D Higgins, and his wife Mrs. Sabina Higgins, are to be the guests of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II for the first ever State visit [...]

In the November 16 Irish World

News features and sport that matter for the Irish in Britain in this week's November 16 the Irish World [...]

In this week’s September 21 Irish World

In this weeks September 21 edition of The Irish World…  €400,000 and rising…the astonishing response to Majella O’Donnell’s plea for cancer charities   The Irish in the UK are the least engaged in the Constitutional Convention’s [...]

In the 7 September Irish World – the voice of the Irish Community in Britain since 1987

  One person leaves Ireland every six minutes – most of them are Irish nationals, most of them are headed to the UK, including entire families. It’s a continuation of a growing trend seen since the [...]

In the August 31 edition of The Irish World

Summer draws to a close with a spirited turn-out for the Crawley Festival PLUS the Rose of Tralee, CILLIAN MURPHY, and LEARN TO EARN [...]

Andrew Maxwell: Taking A Stand

  Taking a Stand     ANDREW MAXWELL By David Hennessy Although he is known as a Dublin comic and has been regularly seen on The Panel and other Irish television shows, Andrew Maxwell has been [...]