Peddyr Mac Niallan

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Peddyr Mac Niallan

Peddyr was born and grew up in the Isle of Man and has ancestory not only there, but also family from County Monaghan in Ireland. Mac Niallan - or "Crellin" in English - is itself an old Manx name of Irish origin meaning Son of Niallin, being historically linked to the Uí Néill dynasty of Ireland.

Peddyr has a keen interest in the languages, music, and folklore of the Celtic nations, particularly the art of storytelling and its importance as a social tool in understanding, teaching, and preserving Celtic culture.