#OTD in 1887 – Celtic Football Club was born in Glasgow.

A meeting in the church hall of St Mary’s parish in East Rose Street (now Forbes Street), Calton, Glasgow, established by Irish Marist Brother Walfrid, and while those present would have harboured well-intentioned ambitions for the new sporting organisation, none of them could ever have imagined that Celtic would go on to become one of the […]

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#OTD in 1887 – Celtic Football Club was born in Glasgow.

A meeting in the church hall of St Mary’s parish in East Rose Street (now Forbes Street), Calton, Glasgow, established by Irish Marist Brother Walfrid, and while those present would have harboured well-intentioned ambitions for the new sporting organisation, none of them could ever have imagined that Celtic would go on to become one of the […]

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Celtic Roundhouses

‘The distinctive straw-thatched Celtic roundhouse may seem primitive compared to Roman villas and Greek temples of the same era, but it was well-constructed, weatherproof and durable. It could be built or repaired with natural materials obtained locally.’ Contrary to many historical sources, the Celtic people were, in many ways, a very civilised and advanced group […]

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