University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Holly Burton

The Arrival of the Celts in Ireland

Archaeology and Linguistics.

By: Holly Burton

When did the Celts arrive in Ireland? The question has plagued linguists and archaeologists alike for a century. By the 5th century A.D., the beginning of Irish historical records, all of Ireland was Celtic speaking; but when had it become so? Theories have ranged widely, from as early as 5000 to as late as 100 […]