Do not get the title wrong, I am NOT a nationalist by any stretch of the imagination. This is about the people who turned up in Ireland, in the Dungarven area, about 9,000 years ago. Who were they, where did they come from, what did they do, where did they go. Most if not all of these questions I will answer at some point, I am writing a book about the “First” or Native West Europeans, From Spain to Switzerland to Ireland to Scandinavia.
We are talking about, well at least 50,000 years ago, when we crossed across the Strait of Gibraltar to Spain. This or we could have walked about 28,000 miles all around the coastline of the Mediterranean Sea. The Modern Irish, Welsh and Scots are from the Iberian/Baskunes areas of Spain/France. It was here on the Northern coast of Spain, around the Cantabria Mountains where we first really settled back in the mists of history, about 30,000 years ago. Back then we were nothing more than a tribe of Nomadic Hunters, living next door to Humans First Cousins, the Neanderthals from the El Sidron area of Northern Spain. These cousins died out about 28,000 years ago, well as far as we currently know they died out. Continue reading Native Irish