BRADLEY COOPER

Film Hangover PortraitsCeltic Life International casts an admiring eye over Bradley Cooper, who declares his upbringing and ancestral ties have played the ultimate lead role in making him who he is today. In part one of our exclusive interview, the star of American Hustle talks about how his Irish-Catholic father helped shape his work ethic and outlook on life.

BRIAN BORU

main fbThe line between Irish Legend and Irish Myth has often been blurred, especially as the retelling of heroic deeds has been passed on through generations. Read more here!

WILLIAM WALLACE’S SWORD

wallace-bust-glassWilliam Wallace’s sword has been moved from a secret location where it has been stored, and reinstalled in its home – the newly refurbished National Wallace Monument. Details here!

THE JOHN MUIR WAY

main fbThe John Muir Way – a 215 kilometre, coast-to-coast lowlands trail in Scotland – is scheduled to open today, marking both the naturalist’s birthday and the centenary of his death. Learn more here!