Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

25/5/2011

Iona

Iona (Scottish Gaelic: ÃŒ Chaluim Chille) is a small island in the Inner Hebrides off the western coast of Scotland. It was a centre of Irish monasticism for four centuries and is today renowned for its tranquility and natural beauty. It is a popular tourist destination. Its modern Gaelic name means “Iona of (Saint) Columba” (formerly anglicised “Icolmkill”). for more click here

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