So you’re looking for a way to introduce the subject of early Ireland to your children…?
All parents face this problem. It’s never too soon to start the delicate, important conversation about where manuscripts come from.
I’ve found a bit of help: The Ink Garden of Brother Theophane by C.M. Millen, illustrated by Andrea Wisnewski. Charlesbridge, 2010.
It’s available on Amazon.
Medievalists around the world heard the spine-tingling news in 2009–the discovery of the largest Anglo-Saxon gold hoard ever found, the most important Anglo-Saxon hoard uncovered since Sutton Hoo. Now a selection of the pieces are on display in Washington D.C. at the National Geographic Museum.
BBC journalist Conor MacCauley’s report on Linn Duachaill:
It can also be reached through the Linn Duachaill site. Click on the News feature.