St Columba’s cell on Iona revealed by archaeologists

Archaeologists from the University of Glasgow have uncovered conclusive evidence that a wooden hut traditionally associated with St Columba at the monastery on the island of Iona does indeed date to his lifetime in the late sixth century AD.

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Clan events and festivals lined up to mark 2017 as Scotland’s Year of History and Heritage

Scots from around the world are being encouraged to explore and celebrate their ancestral past next year as 2017 is hailed as the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology.

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