Dál Riata – Irish Kingdom That Helped Create Scotland

Ireland and Scotland have a long and shared history. They have similar bloodlines due to the presence of the Irish kingdom of Dál Riata on the west coast of modern day Scotland. They share a language with different dialects of Gaelic existing in both nations today. The surnames and first names to be found in […]

Song For Ireland – Dick Gaughan

Here the beautiful ballad, Song For Ireland, is performed by the musical genius, Dick Gaughan. This fine rendition is an example of what can be achieved when Ireland and Scotland work together. Rebel Voice truly hopes that the proud people of Scotland get the freedom they so richly deserve. Perhaps all of Ireland will be […]

The Celts – BBC Series – Episode 6

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 […]

The Celts – BBC Series – Episode 5

In this thrilling instalment about the mythical Celts, we take a look at later Celtic culture and life. We see how the Celtic Christian Churches wielded immense influence across Europe in face of raids from the savage Vikings. The story of the Celts was recorded in ancient manuscripts by the holy men of the Celtic […]

Bagpipes And Uilleann Pipes In Duet

Here we have a combination of the pipes of Ireland and the pipes of Scotland as they play a selection of tunes for your pleasure. The ties between these two Gaelic nations run deep and stand strong. Hopefully both will soon find the freedom so long denied them. – If you care, give it a […]