Many of Scotland’s place names reflect a distant past when evangelical monks wandered the country trying to convert the locals during the so-called Dark Ages. Many of these priests left an indelible mark, and were canonised as Celtic Saints; and one such was St Mael Rubha (who’s name we find in Loch Maree) who preached [...]
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June 26, 2011
Charles Steinberg from New York’s Brandy Library travelled to Scotland last winter on a whirlwind whisky tour, which took him from the rolling hills of Speyside to the Celtic heartlands of Islay. This is his account of the trip, and we thank him for this contribution and for allowing us to post as a blog.