News from Eilean Ban
Rain and midges prevented an open-air mass being held on the shore of a Lochaber loch yesterday to celebrate the 300th anniversary of the opening of a training college for priests. The seminary on the island of Eilean Ban in Loch Morar was the first in ...
The Eilean Ban seminary was opened in 1714, but faced a difficult existence during a period in Scottish history were Catholics were persecuted under the Penal Laws. After just two years, the seminary was destroyed following the Jacobite Rising.
The six-acre island of Eilean Ban, which nestles below the Skye road bridge, was home to author Gavin Maxwell and is internationally-known for its otter population. Eilean Ban Trust, which protects the wildlife on the island, says the future is now ...
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