Category Archives: Planaichean Gàidhlig

Ceum-mòr-tastaig Bòrd na Gàidhlig a’ dol bho neart gu neart

Bòrd soar to new depths

A chàirdean, bha Gilleasbuig air a dhòigh ghlan nuair a thog planaichean-cànain a’ Bhùird ceann anns na naidheachdan Gàidhlig an t-seachdain seo chaidh. Oir is math a tha iad sin àraidh air àrd-mholadh, mar a tha… 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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Plana Gàidhlig CMAL – simply insert [sic] anywhere, really

Gilleasbuig hails the much-loved quango and their triumphant Bòrd-approved language plan  

A chàirdean, bidh fios agaibh gu bheil CMAL, no Caledonian Maritime Assets Ltd, air a bhith ‘sna naidheachdan bho chionn ghoirid oir ‘s ann an urra riuthasan a tha am bàt-aiseig ùr, an Loch Seaforth, a dh’fheumas Calmac a chleachdadh a-mach às Ulapul, bat-aiseig a th’air na h-uibhir de mholadh Continue reading

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Isn’t the University of Edinburgh’s Gaelic language plan wonderful?

Impertinent Gaelic blogger firmly put in place by august institution  

As is well known, Gaelic language plans can claim so much of the credit for the great strides recently made by our ancient Celtic tongue.

This is especially true of those prepar… Continue reading

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How the Gaelic Revival works vol III: Gaelic language plans (only available in English)

Aren’t statutory Gaelic language plans wonderful? They have done so much to enhance the status of our language.

"The Gaelic Language Plans of the
Public Bodies are crucial to our work, and it is through these
plans that progress has been made with regard to language
learning and in encouraging Gaelic speakers to use the
language in more and more situations …"

– Bòrd na Gàidhlig Annual Continue reading

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Tha sin cho soilleir ri gathan na grèine, vol I

A new series in which Scotland’s acclaimed satirical Gaelic blog takes a look at shining examples of corporate Gaelic at its most outstanding.

An t-seachdain-sa:

Plana Gàidhlig Siorrachd Lannraig a Deas!

"Tha Goireasan Ionmhais is Corporra an urra ri raon sheirbheisean, nam measg an
t-seirbheis-phearsanra [sic] chorporra a threòraicheas obair-leasachaidh
luchd-obrach na
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‘Draft Guidance on Language Plans’ – another great leap backward

Tuilleadh phlanaichean Gàidhlig còig-bhliadhna, sin a tha dhìth oirnn gun teagamh  

Tha e coltach gu bheil e na thoileachas do Bhòrd na Gàidhlig an dreachd seo dhen "Stiùireadh airson a bhith [sic] dealbh phlanaichean Gàidhlig" a chur air ar beulaibh.

"Chuireamaid fàilte air ur beachdan", tha iad ag ràdh rinn.

Gilleasbuig:

Gu sealladh Sealbh orm, càit’ an tòisich mi? 

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How the Gaelic ‘revival’ works vol. II – UHI’s core commitment to the language

Highland university drops Gaelic team, publishes self-congratulatory draft Gaelic plan  

A chàirdean, tha Gilleasbuig deimhinne às gum bi cuimhn’ agaibh mar a nochd Oilthigh na Gàidhealtachd agus nan Eilean an deep committment aca dhan a’ Ghàidhlig ann an 2011.

Gaelic team? What Gaelic team?

Fast forward to 2014, agus an Dreachd Plana Gàidhlig ùr aig an oilthigh:

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Na Gàidheil an guaillibh a chèile!

Bha seirbheis Gàidhlig na Pàrlamaid an làthair an t-seachdain sa chaidh aig coinneamh ann an Inbhir Nis aig buidheann a tha a’ toirt daoine còmhla a tha an sàs ann a bhith a’ cur ri chèile no a’ cur an … Continue reading → Continue reading

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