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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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Cill Chriosd Church, Isle of Skye.

This evening, I am focusing on the ruined church of Cill Chriosd which can be found close to the B8083 road which links Broadford with Elgol. The church is about three miles from Broadford.

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Fairy Glen, Isle of Skye, Scotland

This evening, I am posting information and images on the unique Fairy Glen in the Trotternish region of the Isle of Skye, Scotland.

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