Newsgroups of Celtic Interest

For those who have access to servers that make usenet news available

  1. soc.culture.celtic
  2. soc.roots (genealogy stuff)
  3. alt.pagan
  4. alt.politics.british
  5. soc.culture.british
  9. soc.culture.scottish

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Replace 'listname' with the name of the list in the list below.

for example:


ARCLIB-L Mailing List for Irish and UK Architecture

BRANCH-D Solitary Pagan Practitioner Digest

CELTIC-L CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List

GAELIC-L GAELIC Language Bulletin Board

IAC-L Irish Academic Computing IRL-PO IRL-POL - Discussion of Irish Politics

IRSAINFO Irish Research Scientists Association

IRTRAD-L Irish Traditional Music List

WELSH-L WELSH Language Bulletin Board

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