I have the DNA study in question, if anyone is wanting it.
It is a small PDF.
On 26 MFómh 2006, at 6:51 pm, Searles O'Dubhain wrote:
> Actually, the Irish and the Basque seem to have shared a common
> ancestry. I
> don't think the DNA studies say that the Irish descended from the
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mel Erskine-Richmond" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Tuesday, September 26, 2006 6:39 PM
> Subject: Presenting the facts - the Basque origins of the British
>> Vicki --- Well you certainly have, by this newly-submitted URL,
>> exonerated yourself from your previous off-topic pally catchup ....
>> 8 - )
>> What Vicki has shared - URL:
>> http://www.prospect-magazine.co.uk/article_details.php?id=7817 is one
>> the most critically significant postings we've seen.
>> Good old Stephen Oppenheimer (hereafter SO) has blown the lid off the
>> ancestral origins of most of us. What is so exciting for me is that
>> proven all the Basque themes I posted to Celtic-L 12 years ago,
>> hoping we
>> could dig out the links between the Basques and ourselves. We just
>> have the DNA materials then that he had access to more recently. Now
>> proof is in.
>> If you've been fortunate enough to read SO's earlier "Eden in the
>> East -
>> the Drowned Continent of Southeast Asia", as I have, you'll
>> appreciate the
>> depth of his research into our genetic origins. If you haven't read
>> work, then by the time you've read the following abstract, and jumped
>> link to the article, I am sure you''ll later wish to also read this
>> I totally recommend you do.
>> The topic of Vicki's URL posting is as follows:
>> October 2006 | 127 » Special report » Myths of British ancestry
>> Everything you know about British and Irish ancestry is wrong. Our
>> ancestors were Basques, not Celts. The Celts were not wiped out by the
>> Anglo-Saxons, in fact neither had much impact on the genetic stock of
>> these islands
>> Stephen Oppenheimer.
>> This could definitely be considered your CELTIC-L 'homework'
>> ... if
>> you'll pardon the pun, so do read it please, everyone!
>> Kind regards,
>> Melcir Melcir Erskine-Richmond
>> From: "vickicohen.shaw" <[log in to unmask]>
>> Reply-To: "CELTIC-L - The Celtic Culture List."
>> <[log in to unmask]>
>> Subject: Celtic dim sum
>> Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2006 12:52:33 -0500
>> My brother just sent me this link. I have not read it in its
>> entirety, but
>> I am sure it is good food for discussion.
>> Man's Love is of man's life a thing apart, 'Tis a woman's whole
>> Lord Byron
>> We come spinning out of nothingness scattering stars, the stars form a
>> circle, and in the center we dance.