Antrim and Argyll: Some Aspects of the Connections explores the connections between Antrim and Argyll, from the earliest times. The contributors examine the prehistoric and medieval connections, Gaelic culture, musical traditions and migration from Argyll to North Carolina involving Antrim flaxseed traders. The book provides fascinating insights in to the shared heritage of people from these parts of Ulster and Scotland.
Written by scholars in Northern Ireland and Scotland, this book explores and reflects on a number of aspects of these links, including archaeology, history, musicology and linguistics.
Aodán Mac Póilin and Róise Ní Bhaoill on Gaelic connections
Cormac McSparron on Prehistoric and Early Medieval Antrim and Argyll
Stuart Eydmann on musical resonances between Antrim and Argyll
Eric J. Graham on the links between Antrim, Argyll and Colonial America