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Welsh History Month: A representative of the whole cultural traditions of the ... - WalesOnline

Welsh History Month: A representative of the whole cultural traditions of the ... - WalesOnline | Celts | Scoop.it
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The wheel and cross design has a long history in art and sculpture, which is not confined exclusively to Christianity.
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King Arthur and Merlin manuscript haunted by ghost images - Daily Mail

King Arthur and Merlin manuscript haunted by ghost images - Daily Mail | Celts | Scoop.it
Using a combination of ultraviolet light and photo editing software, Cambridge researchers recovered the images from The Black Book of Carmarthen, written in 1250.
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Archaeologists in Jersey find solid gold torc hidden in Celtic coin hoard | Culture24

Archaeologists in Jersey find solid gold torc hidden in Celtic coin hoard | Culture24 | Celts | Scoop.it
“A solid gold torc has been discovered in Jersey hidden in a Celtic coin hoard which has astounded archaeologists by yielding a total of six torcs and other treasures.”
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Why is Irish language divisive issue?

Why is Irish language divisive issue? | Celts | Scoop.it
“BBC NI Spotlight reporter Jennifer O'Leary examines why the Irish language is such a divisive issue between the largest power-sharing partners and the latest touchstone in Northern Ireland's culture war.”
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Six Celtic golden torcs uncovered in Jersey hoard

Six Celtic golden torcs uncovered in Jersey hoard | Celts | Scoop.it
“IT was an incredible find: 70,000 ancient Celtic coins unearthed on an island off the coast of Britain. But now the hoard is revealing even greater treasures.”
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Majority want school bilingual push

Majority want school bilingual push | Celts | Scoop.it
Most people in Wales would like to see school pupils taught to speak both Welsh and English, a survey claims.

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▶ Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains by Dave Lordan - YouTube

“Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains by Dave Lordan from his upcoming collection of the same name. Published by Salmon Press.”
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Dara O'Briain's hilarious and witty response to Twitter user who said he was ... - Belfast Telegraph

Dara O'Briain's hilarious and witty response to Twitter user who said he was ... - Belfast Telegraph | Celts | Scoop.it
Irish comedian Dara O Briain has gone viral for his wry response to a Twitter user who informed O'Briain that he was "not an immigrant".
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Dachaigh airson Stòras na Gàidhlig

Dachaigh airson Stòras na Gàidhlig | Celts | Scoop.it
Just welcomed launch of Digital Archive of Scots Gaelic (: http://t.co/id3eV4XEhm) at @GlasgowUni -a great resource
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Heritage Together - 3D models of Welsh monuments

Heritage Together - 3D models of Welsh monuments | Celts | Scoop.it
The project is funded under the Humanities Research Council’s ‘Connected Communities’ call. The project is a collaboration between the schools of Computer Science at Bangor University and Aberystwy...

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Rhiannon Davies Jones: Welsh-language author whose impassioned historical novels carried a nationalist message.<

Rhiannon Davies Jones: Welsh-language author whose impassioned historical novels carried a nationalist message.< | Celts | Scoop.it
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Only 474 folk speak Gaelic in Dundee, but it could be on signs everywhere - Evening Telegraph

Only 474 folk speak Gaelic in Dundee, but it could be on signs everywhere - Evening Telegraph | Celts | Scoop.it
Only 474 folk speak Gaelic in Dundee, but it could be on signs everywhere
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Gaelic thesaurus of the historical environment launched - Island News & Advertiser

Gaelic thesaurus of the historical environment launched - Island News & Advertiser | Celts | Scoop.it
Gaelic speakers and learners can now access specialised Gaelic terminology relating to the historical environment, via an online thesaurus which has been launched as a joint project by Historic Sco...
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Was King Arthur a Glaswegian from Govan?

Was King Arthur a Glaswegian from Govan? | Celts | Scoop.it
HE IS thought to be more myth than legend, but after 1,000 years as the ultimate British hero, evide...
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New and classic translations bring clarity to medieval poems

New and classic translations bring clarity to medieval poems | Celts | Scoop.it
“Maurice Riordan (Ed): The Finest Music; Ciaran Carson: From Elsewhere”
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Archaeologists make “once-in-a-career” discovery of bronze remains of Iron Age Celtic chariot at hillfort | Culture24

Archaeologists make “once-in-a-career” discovery of bronze remains of Iron Age Celtic chariot at hillfort | Culture24 | Celts | Scoop.it
“Archaeologists have uncovered a matching set of decorated bronze parts from a 2nd or 3rd century BC Celtic chariot at Burrough Hill Iron Age hillfort in Leicestershire.”
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Irish Language Positive And Negative

Irish Language Positive And Negative | Celts | Scoop.it
“A couple of Irish-related tech stories, one good and one bad (or at least highly suspect). Firstly from the Irish Times: “Users of Google’s email client, Gmail, can now use the service in Irish fol...”
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Why do the Elves in The Hobbit sound Welsh?

Why do the Elves in The Hobbit sound Welsh? | Celts | Scoop.it
“BBC iWonder guide exploring the influence of the Welsh language on JRR Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings.”
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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/lidl-provokes-outrage-with-ban-on-welsh-language-in-welsh-shops-9848106.html

“RT @NeilRetail: Lidl provokes outrage with 'ban' on Welsh language in Welsh shops. http://t.co/4tyFP0AItC”;
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Campbell ban over 'curry my yoghurt'

Campbell ban over 'curry my yoghurt' | Celts | Scoop.it
“Gregory Campbell has been barred from speaking in the Assembly on Tuesday as punishment for a comment he made during a debate on the Irish language.”
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Landmark archive of 10 million Gaelic words launched

Landmark archive of 10 million Gaelic words launched | Celts | Scoop.it
Researchers have completed the first phase of the world's most extensive digital archive of Scottish Gaelic texts as part of a landmark project to revolutionise access and understanding of the language to public around the world.

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Celts hold key to reversing language shift

Celts hold key to reversing language shift | Celts | Scoop.it
Welsh has survived in an ocean of English. Can South Africa

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Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic: Visiting Saints and Dragons

Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic: Visiting Saints and Dragons | Celts | Scoop.it
"Visiting #Saints and #Dragons" from Anglo Saxon, Norse, and Celtic http://t.co/C5zFSdKQeu
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Discover Northern Ireland, Offical site of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board. Explore Saint Patrick's life and legacy

Discover Northern Ireland, Offical site of the Northern Ireland Tourist Board. Explore Saint Patrick's life and legacy | Celts | Scoop.it
RT @DiscoverNI: Learn the story of Ireland's patron saint on the Saint Patrick's Trail in Northern Ireland: http://t.co/yAwF40zQPv http://t…
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What language tells us about the roots of the stone age diet

What language tells us about the roots of the stone age diet | Celts | Scoop.it
David Shariatmadari: Buzzwords: As a restaurant offering ‘paleo’ food opens in London, can linguistics shed any light on what our ancestors ate?

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Welsh devolution? A cry from the valleys, for the nation Britain forgot - The Independent

Welsh devolution? A cry from the valleys, for the nation Britain forgot - The Independent | Celts | Scoop.it
We’re lucky to have the celebrations of the Dylan Thomas centenary on Monday to lift our collective spirits as it’s been a bit of a difficult year to be Welsh. Mine’s a bitter.
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