Tag Archives: identity

Torpoint Mayor welcomes the Cornish Gorsedh

A dry, bright and breezy Torpoint witnessed a unique Cornish tradition last Saturday (12th April) when the Cornish Gorsedh held the first of its gatherings in the town. A warm…

Towards a National Assembly of Cornwall

On St Piran’s Day 2014, the Cornish political party and national movement Mebyon Kernow launched a new publication titled “Towards a National Assembly of Cornwall.”   The document sets out…

Perrantide ‘marked in style’

St Piran’s Day, so dear to the hearts of Cornish folk, was marked in style by the Grand Bard of Cornwall, Maureen Fuller, in her address to the enthusiastic crowds…

[Celtic League] Duchy of Cornwall applies to register mines and mineral rights

Recent Duchy of Cornwall application creates feeling of ‘bullying and confusion’ The Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League has been in receipt of reports from concerned property and land owners…

Thick, ignorant Cornish?

by Tony Leamon: Increasingly the Cornish people, the people of Cornwall and indeed, Cornwall itself are the object of racist and bigoted abuse, highly insulting remarks and nasty threats. On…

[MAGA] Cornish Language Strategy

MAGA – the Cornish Language Partnership: Cornwall Council’s Cabinet last week supported the preparation of a new and increased bid to the UK government for continued funding for the Cornish…

‘I’ for identity, revisited

Since just 2006 school children in Cornwall have rightly been allowed to record themselves (or via their parents for the younger ones) as ‘ethnically’ Cornish or at least identifying as…

[Celtic League] Protection of National Minorities must be applied to the Cornish people

The Cornwall Branch of the Celtic League have written this open letter to the the Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. Please write…

Keynote speech at Mebyon Kernow 2013 Annual National Conference

by Cllr DICK COLE Party Leader : Mebyon Kernow – The Party for Cornwall ‘My speech at today’s MK Conference: Thank you to everyone who attended today’s Mebyon Kernow Conference,…

[MagaKernow] October 2013 language news

News in from MAGA – The Cornish Language Partnership Councils Language Policies “We are pleased to report that three more Councils have agreed a policy on the Cornish Language. Truro…