News from Orkney and Shetlands MSPs

Liam embarrassing his nieces in parliament
General News and Press Releases

McArthur recognises Junior Inter-County athletes in parliament

Orkney’s MSP Liam McArthur today paid tribute to young athletes from Orkney and Shetland during First Minister’s Questions, following a series of fantastic performances during this year’s Junior Inter-County (JIC) competition over the weekend which saw Or

6 Jun 2024

Orcadian Column, 6 June 2024

It’s 39 years since my last involvement in a Junior Inter County football match at the Bignold - a scrappy 0-0 draw, unlikely to make any JIC showreel.

6 Jun 2024

Orcadian Column, 23 May 2024

It takes a special talent to dislocate your hip during a football match when you’re not playing, or even on the substitutes bench. Miraculously, I achieved this feat while cheering on Sanday in a Parish Cup tie away to Holm in 2021.

23 May 2024
Local Heroes
General News and Press Releases

McArthur launches new search for Orkney ‘Local Hero’

Orkney MSP, Liam McArthur has launched a new search for ‘Orkney’s Local Hero’. The selected Local Hero will join MSPs and other Local Heroes from across Scotland at a special commemorative event in Holyrood on Saturday 29th June.

20 May 2024

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