links to more information about the Celts and their culture(s)
The Celts, widely associated with Ireland and Scotland, lived on the European continent for centuries before crossing to the British Isles. The Celts first came to Ireland some time between about 1000 BCE and 500 BCE. Archaeologists have found the earliest traces of the Celts in Austria, near southern Germany. Prior to developing a separate culture of their own, the people who became the Celts formed part of the Hallstatt culture or race. After migrating to Britain (except for the Bretons) from the continent, the Celts eventually dispersed their culture through almost the entirety of the British Isles. Celtic culture and/or language eventually predominated in Ireland, Scotland, Wales, the Isle of Man, & Cornwall, as well as in England before the arrival of the Romans.
links to more information about the Celts and their culture
Celtic history from the BBC
Irish lore on elore
The Breton Celts
le bretagne celtic for "Brittany"
map of Brittany & some data
links to information about Celts and celtic culture generally (& miscellany]
Celtic & British prehistory
Ullans an interesting take on the languages of Scotland & Ireland
crystallinks a more conventional language tree
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some links for NZ mapsmap of Northland
AA maps You might have better luck than I do with this site.
Falling Rain (must be in Taranaki)
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