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Iona from Fionnhort, Mull

This evening, I am focusing on the small island of Iona which lies off the west coast of Scotland.

Today, this is principally a spiritual retreat centred on the Iona Community which hasĀ a line descent from the arrival of St. Columba in AD 563. Columba founded an early Irish-Christian monastery from where Christianity was introduced into Northern Britain. A summary chronology post Columba is as follows:

Read more on Visit Iona, Scotland…



Tobermory Waterfront, Isle of Mull, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information on the Isle of Mull off Scotland’s West Coast.

The island extends to 475 sq km and has a population of about 2800.

Read more on Tour Isle of Mull…



Oban Harbour, Scotland

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

Summary facts and information:

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

Read more on Visit Oban, Scotland…