The first of the family came over from Ireland with Colum Cille, but when they caused the displeasure of that saint, he invoked a curse on them, by which it was decreed that never more than five of his clan should exist at the same time. Accordingly, when a sixth was born, one of the five was to look for death, which always happened until the race was extinguished. A female who died about the middle of the 18th century in Iona was the last person who could trace a lineage to the doorkeepers of this monastery.
Clann Disney Microsoft apparently couldn't do it with Windows 95, but Disney has licensed a company here to produce comic books in the Irish language. Catherine Foley reports on a bright new venture
Oct 17, 1995; DONALD DUCK in Irish? And Pocahontas too? And the Lion King? The first in a new series of all-Irish comic books featuring Disney...