The content consists of the general secretary’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) reports, Celtic League (and branch) news, Celtic League poster campaigns, correspondence with governments (including the Manx and Irish) and political parties such as the Scottish National Party (SNP), details of the campaign to permanently preserve the medieval manuscript the Chronicles of the Kings of Mann and the Isles in the Isle of Man, correspondence regarding Human Rights and a campaign to cease the abolishment of the chair of Celtic studies at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Other material relates to matters such as the monitoring of submarine fishing vessel accidents in the Irish Sea, campaigns against military communication facilities used by Ministry of Defence in the Isle of Man and Celtic League opposition to the Jurby sea bombing range. Files opposing munitions and radiation waste in the Irish Sea are included. Information regarding the Isle of Man fishing industry and the Island’s limits, Hawk aircraft training at Ronaldsway airport, Ballasalla, the nuclear site Sellafied Ltd, Cumbria and the nuclear industry in general are further topics within this deposit.
Other material relates to the aircraft tragedy off Aberporth missile range, the sea tragedy involving the Northern Irish fishing vessel the Amber Rose shipwrecked off the Calf of Man and a report of the Aer Lingus Viscount accident near Tuskar Rock, Ireland. Further material includes a report from the Japanese Parliament (2002) titled an ‘Investigation about Application of Status of (military) Forces Agreement (United States of America)’. It refers to the Isle of Man with regards to the ban of low altitude flight of military planes, for this section the author of the report was assisted by the Manx branch of the Celtic League. A series of numbered scrapbooks of newspaper cuttings, a photograph of the British submarine HMS Porpoise (after it had collided with and sunk the Irish trawler Sharelga) and video footage of the wrecked Scottish fishing vessel the Mhairi-L are also included.