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It should be noted that the Scottish Gaels were actually descendants of Gaelic emigrants to Scotland. Scottish settlers who moved to Ireland (and especially Ulster) may already have been of Gaelic Irish descent.
However, the last couple of years have had their challenges.
The festival has grown in size and demands and its associated costs and the investment of volunteer’s time have been increasing year on year.
Dog teams have been brought in to help with the search for more than 70 people still missing following the Grenfell Tower blaze.
The canines – who wear specially designed shoes – are trained to sniff out the remains of those who perished as well a...
The Clans eventually broke up into a number of distinct septs or groups.