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Craignure, Isle of Mull, Scotland.

This evening, I am providing information on an interesting small village on the east coast of the Isle of Mull in turn located off Scotland’s West Coast.

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Crosses

Tonight, I am focusing on the ancient Christian crosses on the island of Iona which lies off Scotland’s West Coast.

Video clip of Iona Abbey in context of mainland.


Iona is famous for the connection with St. Columba who arrived on the island in AD 563 and proceeded to build a monastery. Over the succeeding centuries these early foundations proved secure as the ecclesiastical community has survived savage Viking raids and the Reformation. Today, the Abbey is a world-renowned ecumenical centre.

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Oban Harbour, Scotland.

This evening, I am providing information on the town of Oban on Scotland’s West Coast.

Summary facts and visitor information:

  • Population of about 8500 and lies ninety-seven miles N.W. of Glasgow.

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