The front cover of this issue shows
the legendary St John's Celtic cross on the sacred Island of Iona,
off Scotland's West Coast. The original cross was carved in the 8th
century. Further articles in this issue include an account of the
Island of Lindisfarne, also known as Holy Island, off the coast of
Northumbria, famous for the magnificent illuminated 7th century
illuminated Gospels created by the early Celtic monks on the island.
There is also an account of Ancient Sites on the Island of Jersey in
The Channel Islands, a description of the 10th century Duleek High
Cross in Co. Meath, Ireland, and much more.
OF BACK ISSUES AND AVAILABILITY
Most back issues of the magazine are
available, and the main features of
each issue are listed below.
Issue 1. Pentre Ifan cromlech, South Wales. St Non's chapel.
Issue 2. Carnac, Brittany. The Lindisfarne Gospels. The
Issue 3. Newgrange, Ireland. The Lichfield Gospels. Tintagel,
Issue 4. St Davids Cathedral. The Book of Durrow. The
Issue 5. Callanish stone circle. The bagpipes. Celtic
Issue 6. Out of print (photocopies can be made by special
Issue 7. Out of print (as above).
Issue 8. Out of print (as above).
Issue 9. Manx carvings. Welsh lovespoons. The Rudston
Issue 10. Manx crosses. St Piran's cross, Cornwall. Pictish
Issue 11. Hebridean jwellery. Poulnabrone dolmen, Ireland. St
Issue 12. White Island, Co. Fermanagh. The Celtic harp. The
Issue 13. Ogham script. Irish Round Towers. The Scilly
Issue 14. Penmon, Isle of Anglesey. The Orkney Isles. Irish
Issue 15. Caesar and the Celts. The Chalice well, Glastonbury.
Issue 16. Leatherwork. The ancient City of Bath. The Aois
17. Lindisfarne. Chambered cairns on
Jersey. The Swiss Celtic revival.
Issue 18. An Orkney pilgrimage. Celtic women. Manx glass
19. Stonecarving. The yew tree.
Issue 20. Silver jewellery. The Celts in The Auvergne. Orkneys
Issue 21. St Seannach's Island, Co. Kerry, Ireland. Cernunnos.
Issue 22. Mistletoe. Artwork by Courtney Davis. Sites in
Issue 23. The bodhran. The Cornish language. St
The Welsh Gold Centre. Irish
carvings. Celtica 98 Italian festival.
25. The Iona Community.
Leatherwork,Australia. Whithorn and St Ninian.
26. Celtic bronze mirrors. Penwith,
Cornwall. Music and the Otherworld.
Iron age pottery. Trees and the
Celts. Celtic chieftains - Caradoc.
28. Features a continuation of the
fascinating archaeological 'dig' by the well-known UK Channel 4
Television programme Time Team.
Also Iron age round houses. The Celtic
art of Simeon Walker. Prehistoric sites of Malta.
29. This issue has an article on
the boundaries, history, and coinage of the Durotriges tribes. There
is also an illustrated article on the discovery and subsequent
research of an Iron age site in Dorset by the editor of Celtic
Issue 30 contains a strong Irish theme,
and features a pilgrimage to the early Celtic Christian monastic site
at Glendalough in County Wicklow. The cover picture above shows
Glendalough's wonderfully well preserved Round Tower, which dates
from the 9th/10th century.
31 We have made Issue 31 a CELEBRATION OF CELTIC ARTWORK
for the first Summer Solstice of 2000. Incorporated in this issue are
number of high quality artists whose work is a tribute to the quality
of Celtic Art today. In this issue you can enjoy beautiful colour
cover artwork by Jen Delyth, along with examples of work by Chris
Down, Tamlyn Holmes, Shane Whitehead, Jan Derboven from Belgium, Jim
Summers, and others.
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