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Another example of racist stereotypes of the Irish - Punch Magazine from England often portrayed the Irish as simian and called them monkeys. 'Potato Faces' with pug noses were typically used as well for both men and women.  Irish were consistently depicted as violent, heavy drinkers of lesser intelligence. The issue of Irish comic and racist caricature especially in the United States and England has been the subject of much research.

Another example of racist stereotypes of the Irish - Punch Magazine from England often portrayed the Irish as simian and called them monkeys. 'Potato Faces' with pug noses were typically used as well for both men and women. Irish were consistently depicted as violent, heavy drinkers of lesser intelligence. The issue of Irish comic and racist caricature especially in the United States and England has been the subject of much research.

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The Highland Fling, second step for gentlemen - The Music of James Scott Skinner

The party season is upon us with Christmas and Hogmanay coming soon and with that comes an abundance of ceilidh dances. To make sure everyone is up to scratch with their ceilidh dance moves, we created this infographic which gives you the basic guide to the best ceilidh dances. Including the best ceilidh dances, a brief description of each and difficulty rating.

The party season is upon us with Christmas and Hogmanay coming soon and with that comes an abundance of ceilidh dances. To make sure everyone is up to scratch with their ceilidh dance moves, we created this infographic which gives you the basic guide to t

Highland Cathedral.  By the third repeat, I'm looking for someone to fall in love with.

Catherine The Brave: Masz Ci człowieku dudziarzy/Freakin' bagpipers - I love them! A story about bagpipes and Seamus Ennis

Statement made by William Wallace (the real one) before the Battle of Falkirk (21 July 1298); as quoted in The Story of England (1909) by Samuel B. Harding

Sir William Wallace was a Scottish landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence.