The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Remembering Calum Cille Dec. 7

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This Tuesday, Dec. 7, marks the 1,500th anniversary of the birth of Calum Cille, as St. Columba is known in Scottish Gaelic. Born in what is now Donegal, Ireland, in 521 A.D., Calum Cille is famed as the founder of the monastery of Iona off the west coast of the Isle of Mull in Scotland.

That in itself would have secured Calum Cille a place in ...

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