Be More Sensitive to Political Situation in Brittany GS Tells Arts Council

August 29, 2012

News from Celtic Press The General Secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has written to the Chief Executive of the Arts Council of Wales to ask his opinion about an incident that occurred at their stand at the Lorient inter-Celtic festival in Brittany

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Breton Arrested After Visit to Arts Council of Wales Stand at Inter-Celtic Festival

August 25, 2012

News from Celtic Press It is not often that a complaint is made by a Celticist on a visit to the An Orient/Lorient inter-Celtic festival, but the Celtic League has recently received a report from a Breton member about an incident that occurred

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Olympics – Breton Flags Confiscated

August 17, 2012

The Cultural Olympiad may have been running alongside the Olympic Games in London over the last month, but the Olympic cultural legacy of the 2012 London Olympics has left a bitter taste in the mouth of the Bretons who had their flags confiscated

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Welsh Teacher Refuses to Pay Fine to English Court

August 16, 2012

News from Celtic Press A man has been sent to jail in Wales for refusing to pay his fine, because it was not written in the Welsh language. Welsh language campaigner and member of Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg (a Welsh language organisation), Jamie

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New Group Achieve ‘County’ Success

August 10, 2012

News from Celtic Press A new Cornish pressure group gained its first major campaign success recently by persuading the Cornwall tourist board to drop all use of the word ‘county’ from its website when referring to Cornwall. Head of Visit Cornwall (the organisation

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