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Radio interview inspires formation of Celtic Council

Plans have been drawn up for a new inter-governmental body which aims to improve cooperation between the Celtic countries.

The Celtic League produced its blueprint for a Celtic Council, and the resulting document was discussed at the league’s annual general meeting in Cornwall at the weekend.

Director of information Bernard Moffatt says the idea developed when a colleague heard him answer a question on the future of the organisation on Manx Radio.

In an interview, Mr Moffatt said there needed to be a reappraisal of what the Celtic League was about and what it was aiming for, in terms of co-operation between the Celtic countries:

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