Articles by Pádraig Mac Donnchadha

The Irish Language

Irish (Gaeilge) is an Indo-European language of the Celtic family. It is very similar to Scottish Gaelic (Gaidhlig) and Manx (Gaelg) and like them is…

The Mesolithic Period In Ireland

The Mesolithic Period dates from 8000BC – 4500BC and was when the first people arrived in Ireland. It’s believed the first settlers may have come from Scotland arriving on the North East coast of Ireland.