Newsletter 2019/2

Newsletter 2019/2

Dear members Here you’ll find our newest information about the clubs activies and what going on in and around the club. This newsletter is dedicated to JINTY, MAUREEN and JIM. HAIL HAIL  Marcus President CSC...
Farewell, Jinty!

Farewell, Jinty!

Dear members & friends With deep regret we have to inform you that our longtime member and lifelong Celtic supporter Janette “Jinty” Blaesig-Halfpenny died yesterday after a long illness. Thank you Jinty for all the great memories you gave us. May you rest in peace. Our thoughts are with her family and friends.You’ll never walk alone! Celtic Supporters Club Switzerland...
Season Opening Hike 2019 and Glasgow Derby

Season Opening Hike 2019 and Glasgow Derby

This year’s season opening hike will take place on the 1st of September! We will take the boat in Thun at 8:40 to Interlaken. If you want, you can reserve a nice breakfast on the boat as well (hene@celticfc.ch). We then will arrive in Interlaken at 11, take the bus in Interlaken West at 11:15 to HU(e)Nibach. Then we will do a short walk at Lake Thun (2,5 km, 1/2h) to McArthur’s, Thun. There we will watch the Glasgow Derby versus...
St. Gallen is Green and White – or the Discovery of New Capos?

St. Gallen is Green and White – or the Discovery of New Capos?

It was a hot Tuesday in Switzerland, when a fenian bus left Schwarzenburg (Blackburry) to collect several creatures, all dressed in green and white. They came in their dozens from all over Switzerland and had origins in Switzerland, Ireland, Scotland, Germany, Italy and probably even more. The bus, organised by the CSC Switzerland, left Blackburry on the 2nd of July 2019 at a quarter to noon and picked up Fondue Fenians and old and new friends in different places (Schwarzenburg, Berne, Wangen an der Aare and Zurich) to finally reach St. Gallen by 3:15 in the afternoon. Once in St. Gallen, we all immediately headed down to “The Irish Pub Brühltor”, where our very own StevieBhoy setup the stage to perform some Irish folk- and also a load of Celtic-songs. As our board member André (El Commandante) had written a little guide to St. Gallen, there were also other Bhoys and Ghirls in the pub, not just us. Even though St. Gallen (their football club) is green and white itself, it was green and white even more on that day. The pub was decorated with flags from different countries and of different CSCs. Everybody enjoyed the fun, the music and the drinks. As the game was about to be kicked off by 7:30 pm, all the bhoys and ghirls (I’d say 50+ people) left the pub around 6 pm to head out to the Kybunpark, the stadium of FC St. Gallen. As the public transport is included in the match ticket, we all took public buses. Singing during the entire journey, we were very much of an attraction to...