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Organizers of a multicultural football tournament this weekend said it would help bring young people together. he former Manchester United star Rio Ferdinand’s founding partnered with refugee and migrant communities in Northern Ireland to host a youth leadership football event in Co Armagh on Sunday. Fifteen young people from the Syrian community will be in …

People were openly crying as they arrived at the Islamic Cultural Center of Ireland (ICCI) in Clonskeagh in Dublin for the start of the Eid al-Adha celebrations. none had seen other members of the Muslim community since the start of the pandemic and hearing the call to prayer coming from the complex that houses its …

When the Blue Water Trolley arrived at Desmond Landing Monday afternoon, longtime tour guide Pat “PJ” Jackson was greeted with a string of congratulatory hugs. The 70-year-old, dressed in a bright green Port Huron t-shirt and anchor earrings, has helped introduce the city to residents and visitors for eight years. But Monday marked her last …

BELFAST, Northern Ireland – As men in formal military dress played flutes and drums behind him, Andrew Park revealed scars from a 1976 bomb that killed two of his friends. Then he warned President Joe Biden: Irish politics is no joke. “He’s playing a game he’s not going to suffer from. It is the people …

The North West Migrants Forum (NWMF) has opened registration for its Summer School program for young people, ages 13-24, passionate about change and social justice. The six-day program runs August 21-26, 2021, at the City Hotel, Derry, 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily. The Summer School for Effective Activism Supporting Cross-Community Practice, open to up …

Johanna pepperman Johanna Pepperman, 87, from Linden, died on Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville. Born June 16, 1934 in County Cork, Ireland, she was the daughter of the late John Jordan and former Elizabeth Shanahan. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Carl Pepperman in 1992. …

Hundreds of people lined up along the Tryweryn Dam in Gwynedd on Saturday July 10 to highlight their stand against housing market forces which they say are undermining both the Welsh language and communities. Activists joined forces for the rally of Cymdeithas yr Iaith along the 600-meter dam near Bala with musician Dafydd Iwan addressing …

The school community collaborates on a unique sculpture Posted: Fri, 9 Jul 2021, 15:19 Last update: Fri, 9 Jul 2021, 3:57 PM People passing through Yellow Furze NS in the past few weeks will have noticed an addition to the school infrastructure that is both unique and imaginative. It has not yet been given a …

The Beautiful Snow Child of Crested Butte [  story By Dawne Belloise | photos By Nolan Blunck  ] The surname of nna Fenerty is quite apt for a local born and raised in Crested Butte where the winters are long and deep. The Irish name “Fenerty” is derived from O’fionnachta, which means “beautiful snow” in …

Pro-British Unionist protesters in Belfast protesting the Northern Ireland Protocol affecting trade with the UK. Photo: Jason Cairnduff / Reuters. British Jewish leaders on Tuesday warned that the very survival of Belfast’s 150-year-old Jewish community was in jeopardy, citing new trade rules linked to the UK’s departure from the EU that could cut food supply …