List Of Illustrations

Map Celtic Tribes Wales

The Bard, Thomas Jones National Museums and Galleries of Wales 'Lindow Man' The British Museum Ogham alphabet From Celtic Connections by David James and Simant Bostock, Blandford. Illustration by Anthony Rees Blandford Cassells Publisher St Brendan and the whale The Art Archive British Library BookofKells Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland Bridgeman Art Library Oseburg Ship University Museum of Cultural Heritage - University of Oslo, Norway Bjornson cross Manx National Heritage Lewis...

Acknowledgements

Donnie Campbell was a passionate football fan. In his office at Sabhal Mor Ostaig, the Gaelic-medium further education college on the Isle of Skye, a small television was showing Scotland playing in a World Cup qualifier in the late 1980s. With his eyes constantly flicking to the screen, Donnie was trying to concentrate on talking to me in English about something or other, but when Scotland scored a goal, he immediately leaped up and roared. 'A steachV - 'It's in ' Iti extremis, even...