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Robert Burns day

Happy Robert ‘Rabbie’ Burns day folks. Scotland’s National Bard, Robert Burns, was born on this day in 1759. His birthday continues to be celebrated around the world. Many people don’t realise that he also had close connections with Ulster. He is regarded as Scotland’s national poet: an icon who has loomed large in Ulster/Scottish culture …

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Ulster Scots

Yesterday evening in the Skainos Centre, Belfast our group in conjunction with REACH hosted an evening challenging the idea that Ulster-Scots has a sectarian subtext and that it does not have cross community potential by pointing to evidence in several literary and autobiographical texts that have not received sufficient critical attention. The meeting was organised …

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Ian Adamson event

Last Thursday evening our group hosted an event at the The Somme Association & Somme Museum in Conlig to remember our former patron and friend Dr Ian Adamson OBE on the 1st anniversary of his passing. Two stained glass pieces of artwork were made by the community and donated to the Somme Museum in his …

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Lest we forget

Today Dalaradia remember our former Patron Dr Ian Adamson on the first year anniversary of his passing. An incredible human being who dedicated his life to his community, serving as a Paediatrician he served those children most in need. As an elected politician he represented all without fear or favour, also serving as Lord Mayor, …

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Training fair Facilitated by our sub group the RATH. Community Group. All welcome.


Members of Dalaradia/RATH. Community Group have been contacted by concerned residents within the Rathcoole estate after the finding of a discarded needle in the middle of a street where young children play. The group is unsure of its use to its user however the discarding of it is an absolute disgrace. If this person is …

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Happy new year

A GUID New Year tae yin and a’; and mony may ye see; And during a’ the year tae come, O Happy may ye be. Quick fact: Did you sing the traditional “Auld Lang Syne” at the stroke of midnight? Did you know it is a Scots-language poem sung worldwide and was written by Robert …

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Merry Christmas folks

Ablythe Yuletide billies Merry Christmas friends/comrades 🎄 Dalaradia group 🎄


This past week members of our group/RATH. Community Group in conjunction with REACH provided 10 homes with food parcels with the last being provided this evening. We also gathered some toys for some families. If we cannot help our own, what is the point in our very existence? There is a real stigma around food …

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Stop the Betrayal Act: Preserve the Union

Yesterday evening members of Dalaradia attended the “Stop the Betrayal Act: Preserve the Union” rally at the iconic Ulster Hall. Just like in 1912 and 1986, thousands gathered United in their uncompromising message of resistance to not only this deal, but the eradication of everything we hold dear. Many unionists are strongly critical of the …

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