The Celts – BBC Series – Episode 6

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This final episode looks at the more recent history of the nations of the Celtic Isles of western Europe. The narrator begins by describing the Celtic languages as ‘dying’. Not a good start. Although it can be said that those ancient tongues are under immense pressure, they are not dying. Across the Occupied Six Counties of Ireland the native Gaelic language has seen a resurgence. More and more children are once again speaking in a language heard there, unbroken, for 2000 years. Hardly dying.

Among other things, the program looks at the Jacobites of Scotland, the increasing control of England over the other nations, and the internal divisions within the Celtic lands that allowed London to eventually dominate but not fully conquer.

The story of the Celtic traditions and the people associated with them is still being written. Today, there is an ongoing battle between Gaelic/Celtic culture and that which…

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