Born of Poverty: More Than a Club

Like many members of the Celtic family I am also in favour of any worthwhile community cause which aims to end social and economic inequality, particularly if it is done so via a formidable grassroots approach. In this sense, I, like hundreds of thousands of others from within the Celtic family, can easily claim to … Continue reading Born of Poverty: More Than a Club

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An Gorta Mor – An Honest Remembering

The Palestinian historian Edward Said (1935 – 2003), considered to be one of the 20th Century’s greatest thinkers, wrote in 2001 that the real tragedy of history is that so much of it is lost to time and is forgotten about, or, worse still, that it is mis-remembered in such a way that people of … Continue reading An Gorta Mor – An Honest Remembering

James Connolly: Scotland’s Working Class Hero

From the Victorian slums of the Cowgate in Edinburgh to becoming one of the world's greatest Socialist heroes. He would become the head of movements for social justice, worker solidarity and economic equality in both colonised Ireland and that supposed 'land of the free', America. Not to mention that this man, James Connolly, is very … Continue reading James Connolly: Scotland’s Working Class Hero

Happy Monday Celtic Style: The Story of William O’Brien MP

Monday 6th November 1887 is a date with deep significance to any member of the Celtic family as this was the first official day in the charity focussed clubs existence, a long, singular and unbroken existence, which is presently stretching successfully over 128 years. A greater day than most for the poor folk of Glasgow's … Continue reading Happy Monday Celtic Style: The Story of William O’Brien MP

Happy Monday Celtic Style: The Story of William O’Brien MP

Monday 6th November 1887 is a date with deep significance to any member of the Celtic family as this was the first official day in the charity focussed clubs existence, a long, singular and unbroken existence, which is presently stretching successfully over 128 years. A greater day than most for the poor folk of Glasgow's … Continue reading Happy Monday Celtic Style: The Story of William O’Brien MP