Category Archives: Gaelic

Deasbad gu bhith ann mu 10 bliadhna de BBC Alba #gàidhlig #gaelic @bbcalba

Thèid deasbad Gnothaichean Bhall a chumail Diciadain 19 Sultain air a’ chuspair “A’ Comharrachadh 10 Bliadhna de BBC Alba”. Seo an gluasad, a chaidh a chur air adhart le Dòmhnall Camshron BPA. Bidh an deasbad a’ tòiseachadh aig 5f agus faodar coimhead air beò, no san tasglann às dèidh làimh air SPTV. Bidh an Aithisg Oifigeil den … Leugh an corr de Deasbad gu bhith ann mu 10 bliadhna de BBC Alba #gàidhlig #gaelic @bbcalba Continue reading

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Turasachd is Taigheadais

Le Màrtainn Mac a’ Bhàillidh   ’S tric a chluinnear mu staing taigheadais sna làithean seo, anns an Eilean Sgitheanach gu sònraichte, agus ràith thurasachd cho trang ’s a bh’ againn riamh air a bhith ann am-bliadhna. ’S e duilgheadas dha-rìribh a tha seo a sheallas dhuinn a-rithist na thachras nuair a leigeas sinn leis a’ […] Continue reading

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Òran an t-Srùbain | Liam Alastair Crouse

‘S e srùbain as fhèarr le Liam, mar a th’ aige san òran bheag aotrom seo mu bhith togail an t-srùbain ann an Uibhist a Deas. Tha fonn ùr air, ma dh’fhaighnicheas tu snog air, ’s dòcha gun seinn e dhut e. Òran an t-Srùbain Le Liam Alastair Crouse ’S e srùban ’s e srùban ’s… Continue reading

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Not Spoken Here

After David Mundell’s attempts to re-brand Scotland out of the Scottish Office, we speculated about what a further de-Scottishification process might look like – “Welcome to the Beautiful Beautiful Banks of Lake Lomond” – “Go in search of the Lake Ness Monster” – “read about the Massacre of the Valley of Coe” etc. Thankfully Andy […] Continue reading

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Not Spoken Here

After David Mundell’s attempts to re-brand Scotland out of the Scottish Office, we speculated about what a further de-Scottishification process might look like – “Welcome to the Beautiful Beautiful Banks of Lake Lomond” – “Go in search of the Lake Ness Monster” – “read about the Massacre of the Valley of Coe” etc. Thankfully Andy […] Continue reading

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Learning Gaelic, Learning Scotland: Normalising Language

I’m sitting in an entirely empty train carriage at Glasgow Queen Street Station on my way to Mallaig. Two older ladies board and start speaking to each other in Gaelic, believing they won’t be understood. They are discussing how I am sitting in one of their booked seats and how young people these days have […] Continue reading

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Learning Gaelic, Learning Scotland: Normalising Language

I’m sitting in an entirely empty train carriage at Glasgow Queen Street Station on my way to Mallaig. Two older ladies board and start speaking to each other in Gaelic, believing they won’t be understood. They are discussing how I am sitting in one of their booked seats and how young people these days have […] Continue reading

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A Response to the Scottish Mail On Sunday Anti-Gaelic Agenda

This is a response in relation to an article by Toby McDonald, Why don’t our Gaelic speakers speak Gaelic?, which appeared in the Scottish Mail on Sunday on the 27th of May. We publish this in both Gaelic and English for you. As a group of Gaelic speakers involved in the daily battle that is […] Continue reading

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A Response to the Scottish Mail On Sunday Anti-Gaelic Agenda

This is a response in relation to an article by Toby McDonald, Why don’t our Gaelic speakers speak Gaelic?, which appeared in the Scottish Mail on Sunday on the 27th of May. We publish this in both Gaelic and English for you. As a group of Gaelic speakers involved in the daily battle that is […] Continue reading

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The Power of the Colonised Mind

I started to write this article in Gaelic, with a view to bolstering Bella’s already excellent corpus of Gaelic-language articles, but I realised that in doing so, I would be shutting off the very people who need to read it from its key messages. Indeed, I don’t need to preach to the Gaelic-speaking community about […] Continue reading

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