Author Archives: Neil McRae

The world-class and hauntingly lovely Gilleasbuig Aotrom

Cha robh Gilleasbuig a’ toirt sùil aotrom air hyperbole Blas2017 a nochd ‘sa phàipear bheag, oh cha robh idir …

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The finishing touches are being put to the organisation of this year’s Blah! Festival, brought to you by the multi-award-winning Gilleasbuig Aotrom.

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Gàidhlig high-register – nach i tha mìorbhaileach?

Well a chàirdean, tha Gilleasbuig air a dhòigh ghlan, mar a shaoileadh sibh, gu bheil a’ Ghàidhlig high-register a’ fàs cho uile-làthaireach.

B’ fhìor thoil leis feadhainn de na h-eisimpleirean a bu mhò chòrd ris a thoirt fa ‘r comhair, le ‘r… Continue reading

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Am facal vibrant a’ dol bho neart gu neart

or: You got paid to write that? Now that is vibrant

Thighearna! Tha Gilleasbuig a’ tionndachadh a chùlaibh airson corra dhiogan, agus nuair a bheir e sùil a-rithist – tha am facal as fhèarr leis às dèidh comeback nach beag a dhèanamh …

An… Continue reading

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Nach math a rinn sàr phrògraman mneTV a-rithist

Bòrd chair’s remarkable haul of BBC Alba commissions

Tha Gilleasbuig còir air a dhòigh ghlan gu bheil cunntasan MG Alba nar measg a-rithist agus gu bheil mneTV, a thug dhuinn prògraman a mhaireas nar cuimhne leithid Partick Thistle v St Joh… Continue reading

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Na taghaidhean ionadail – mar a bhuinnig BBC Naidheachdan Gàidhlig cridhe is inntinn

Amazing Tory surge faithfully chronicled by totally impartial BBC Alba hacks 

Well a chàirdean, sin àm traing ‘son ‘Illeasbuig seachad cha mhòr, agus cuiridh ar gaisgeach aghaidh air blogadaireachd àrd-comasach a-rithist.

Bha am blogadair còi… Continue reading

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On this most significant of days, time to pause and reflect …

… on further cur/cuir confusion at bbcnaidheachdan-fuadain!

Gilleasbuig:

Mo thogair naidheachdan fuadain, ‘s e mi-chinnt aca mu chur/chuir as mò a th’ air m’ aire!

@GilleAotrom
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Sàr-ionad na Gàidhlig v. tuiseal ginideach

Ceud soraidh slàn leis an tuiseal ghinideach a chàirdean (vol. VXIII)  

Tuiseal na mallachd – nach buidhe dhuinn gu bheil e dol às anns a’ Ghàidhlig ùr.

Nach smaoinich sibhse – ainmearan ag atharrachadh an crutha a rèir riaghailtean nach tuig… Continue reading

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Aren’t national Gaelic language plans wonderful?

Targaidean? Dè na targaidean a tha sin?

Well a chàirdean, aren’t National Plans for Gaelic wonderful?
It’s well known that they have helped to make the revival of our lilting
ancient tongue what it is today.

This is especially true of educational provisions in the aforementioned National Plans.

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Aithisg bhliadhnail a’ Bhùird: ceum mòr airson aithisgean bliadhnail "às dèidh fìrinne"

Report highlights remarkable growth of GME despite falling GME numbers  

Tha cuango air choireigineach co-cheangailte mas fhìor le leasachadh na Gàidhlig air aithisg bhliadhnail 2015-16 a thoirt seachad (mu dheireadh thall), strapline: a’ Fàs na Gàidhlig [sic].

Gilleasbuig: Hmmmm ….

Na broinn, mar gun robh e rò-ordaichte:

"We are seeing
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Foghnaidh na dh’ fhòghnas: cur/cuir mi-chinnt

A chàirdean, tha Gilleasbuig air a dhòigh ghlan gu bheil na corporate tweeters air an achd aca a sgioblachadh suas, agus an duslach a chrathadh dheth an cuid Gàidhlig.

(Lachan a’ ghàire, air an làr a’ rolaigeadh).

"Chur" air neo "chuir"? Chan e saidheans rocaid air a bheil sinn a’ bruidhinn an seo! Continue reading

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