The number of persons speaking Gaelic was recorded for the first time in 1881.
What does Rhyn mean in Gaelic?
It is said that Robert Bruce held within its walls the last parliament in which the Gaelic language was used.
The Celtic heroic saga in the British islands may be divided into the two principal groups of Gaelic (Irish) and Brython (Welsh), the first, excluding the purely mythological, into the Ultonian (connected with Ulster) and the Ossianic. The Ultonianis grouped round the names of King Conchobar and the heroCuchulainn, " the Irish Achilles," the defender of Ulster against all Ireland, regarded by some as a solar hero.