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History & Heritage of The Gaelic Language

Have you ever considered learning a new language? Perhaps you're intrigued by the unique and beautiful Gaelic language. Gaelic, also known as Gaeilge, is an ancient Celtic language spoken in Ireland, Scotland, and the Isle of Man. It has a fascinating history, having been spoken in Ireland for over 1,500 years and in Scotland for over 1,000 years. In this post, we'll take a closer look at the history of the Gaelic language and provide some steps on how you can start learning this beautiful and unique language. CLICK/TAP PHOTO ABOVE TO READ MORE
Charles Edward Stuart by John Pettie©macfarlane.org

RAISING THE JACOBITE ROYAL STANDARD AT GLENFINNAN – AUGUST 19, 1745

The raising of the Jacobite Royal Standard took place at Glenfinnan above the north shore of Loch Shiel on 19 August 1745.
Viking Ship

THE VIKINGS: FURY FROM THE NORTH

A History of the Vikings from the initial raids to the end of the Viking Age, especially in Britain. Author: Robert MacLeod Gunn, MA Introduction and Preface The Vikings were the last of the barbarian tribes called Germans by…
Male and Female Pictish- Warriors

STORY OF SCOTLAND: FOUR PEOPLES – ONE NATION?

There is a curious misconception among some, that Scotland is entirely a Celtic nation. In fact, until the writings of W. F Skene in his work “Celtic Scotland”, published in the 19th century, the opposite was the case. Until “Celtic Scotland”…

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promotional art for Northwest Celtic Fest Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Booth Hoffman Estates, Illinois USA

Shenanigans on the Green – Northwest Celtic Fest | Clan MacFarlane Hospitality Booth | Hoffman Estates, Illinois • USA

JOIN US... at the Northwest Celtic Fest. The International Clan MacFarlane Society will host a Hospitality Booth at Shenanigans on the Green - Northwest Celtic Festival at the Village Green (which is adjacent to the Now Arena) in Hoffman Estates,…