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Monday 25 September 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# Scotland

This month
September 2023
Scots surprised by lack of TMO review as Boks explain traffic lights
Jesse Kriel appeared to make a high tackle on Jack Dempsey in Marseille.
Springboks show might in battle of Ireland's RWC pool rivals
Scotland came out second best in a physical clash at Stade de Marseille.
'It's a long way to Tipperary' says Ben Healy as he hopes for Scotland success
Former Munster man thriving after making the switch to Gregor Townsend’s side.
Springboks wary of Scottish 'magician' Russell: Vermeulen
Scotland play South Africa in Marseille on Sunday.
Ban on single-use vapes to be considered by Scottish government
The move could put the Scottish government on another colission course with their London counterparts.
Irish star wins Player of the Match as Celtic overcome Rangers
Liam Scales made his second start of the season for the reigning Scottish champions.
Last month
August 2023
Brexit a driver in rise of English and Welsh people holding Irish passports, UK figures suggest
Figures show a five-fold increase in people born in England and Wales holding both British and Irish passports.
Gardaí stand down missing person appeal after man's body recovered at Scottish Port
74-year-old Daniel McLaughlin had been reported missing from his Co Donegal home.
How did Ireland's World Cup opponents do in their warm-ups?
Ireland will have been watching Romania, Tonga, South Africa, and Scotland closely.
Around 200 people turn out for biggest search for the Loch Ness monster in over 50 years
The elusive ‘Nessie’ has been a popular part of Scottish folklore since the 1930s.
Drink-driver who killed charity cyclist and hid body in remote location jailed for 12 years
Alexander McKellar was sentenced today at the High Court in Glasgow over the death of Tony Parsons.
A letter was sent to Terence O’Neill in 1964 about Northern Ireland to Scotland tunnel idea
Declassified files show some Stormont officials were scathing about the tunnel suggestion.
July 2023
Spiral king Ben Healy enjoys a strong first start for Scotland
The Tipperary man was impressive in the Scots’ win over Italy on Saturday.
'Scotland have the talent... It makes me nervous thinking about that game'
Ireland face the Scots in their final pool game at the World Cup.
Climate activists arrested after climbing 30-metre tall statues in Scotland
Police confirmed the two had been arrested, and park officials announced the sculptures are back open to the public.
Family of Scottish teenager in coma in Spain fundraising for €40k flight home
Her family have stated that they are hoping she can be flown from Malaga to Dundee.
Scotland full-back Stuart Hogg announces rugby retirement
Hogg had hoped to play at the World Cup in France.
Scottish Orkney Islands to explore ‘Nordic links’ as it ponders move away from UK governance
The Orkney Islands are group of more than 70 islands located about 32 km north of the Scottish mainland.
June 2023
Ireland's World Cup hopes hang by a thread as Leask powers Scotland to last-gasp win
Michael Leask smashed a brilliant 91 not out to lead Scotland to a dramatic one-wicket victory from the final ball.
Sturgeon claims ‘I’ve done nothing wrong’ as she returns home
Former Scottish politician Nicola Sturgeon was arrested by police in connection with an inquiry into her party’s finances.
Kenny McLean nets late winner as Scotland produce dramatic comeback in Norway
Erling Haaland had given Norway the lead.
Nicola Sturgeon: From serial election winner to her 'shock' at being arrested
The former Scottish first minister was questioned for around seven hours before she was released.
Scotland's former leader Nicola Sturgeon released without charge after arrest
Sturgeon has said that she is innocent of any alleged wrongdoing involving her party’s finances.
This year
Gregor Townsend relishing the chance to push Scotland on after signing new deal
Scotland have also today named a 41-man pre-tournament training squad for the World Cup.
Thousands attend independence march in Glasgow
The march started at around 11:30am, as the coronation of King Charles was taking place.
Donald Trump breaks ground on second Scottish golf course ahead of Doonbeg visit
The new course is dedicated to his late mother, who was born on the Scottish Isle of Lewis.
Passengers safe after ferry runs aground off Scottish island
Sixty passengers were on board the MV Pentalina when it issued a Mayday broadcast off Orkney island yesterday evening.
Ireland prepare for dog fight in Edinburgh to avoid wooden spoon finish
Greg McWilliams’ side will hope to end their winless run in the women’s Six Nations.
Scottish police hunting for partner of pregnant teacher over her murder find body
Police Scotland said Marelle Sturrock’s partner is wanted in connection with her death.
Ireland name unchanged team for final Six Nations match against Scotland
Greg McWilliams takes his team into action in Edinburgh.
Ireland name unchanged team for final Six Nations match against Scotland
Greg McWilliams takes his team into action in Edinburgh.
'Nothing could be further from truth': Sturgeon says police probe into SNP isn't why she walked
The former Scottish first minister was speaking to reporters at Holyrood today.
Several arrests made after protesters try to stop Scottish Grand National
Police Scotland made several arrests after, group Animal Rising said, around 25 of its supporters made their way on to the track.
Debunked: No, Scotland is not reducing motorway speed limits to 30mph due to climate change
Misleading headlines in British tabloids, as well as tweets from an account known for misinformation, spread the claim.
SNP treasurer held in finance probe released without charge
Colin Beattie was questioned by Police Scotland detectives today.
Key ally rejects calls for Nicola Sturgeon to be suspended from the SNP
A spokeswoman for Sturgeon said she would stay away from Holyrood this week as her successor is due to set out his priorities.
Sturgeon says she will ‘fully co-operate’ with police following husband's arrest
Former SNP chief Peter Murrell was released on Wednesday evening without charge pending further investigation.
Scott McTominay at the double again as Scotland stun Spain to top Group A
Steve Clarke’s side made it two wins from two in front of a roaring Hampden Park.
Explainer: Who is Humza Yousaf, the new leader of Scotland's ruling party?
Here’s everything you need to know about the soon-to-be First Minister.
Humza Yousaf promises to bring 'independence for Scotland' as he's elected SNP leader in tight vote
Nicola Sturgeon announced in February that she would resign after more than eight years.