Category Archives: Gàidhlig

‘Buaidh is piseach’ – Comhdháil faoi Ghaeilge na hAlban #gaidhlig #gaeilge

Reáchtáil meitheal machnaimh Pharlaimint na hAlban Scotland’s Futures Forum comhdháil faoi Ghaeilge na hAlban ar 6ú Nollaig. Is é ‘Buaidh is piseach – Scotland 2030: Gaelic – what would success look like?’ a b’ainm di. B’é aidhm ná comhdhála breathnú ar aghaidh ar an áit a d’fhéadfadh agus ba cheart a bheith ag Gaeilge na hAlban in … Leugh an corr de ‘Buaidh is piseach’ – Comhdháil faoi Ghaeilge na hAlban #gaidhlig #gaeilge Continue reading

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Am baile gun ainm – turas gu Rathad-iarainn Dhùn Phàdraig #gaidhlig

Thèid mi air turas rèile sònraichte gu àite eadar-dhealaichte gach bliadhna eadar an Nollaig agus a’ Bhliadhna Ùr. Anns na beagan bhliadhnaichean mu dheireadh tha mi air a dhol gu Meatro a’ Chaisteil Nuaidh, Loidhne Costa Cumbria (Carlisle-Barrow in Furness) … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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Gaelic 2030 conference – summary #gàidhlig #cleachdi

The Scottish Parliament’s think-tank Scotland’s Futures Forum held a conference about Gaelic on the 6th of December. It was entitled ‘Buaidh is piseach – Scotland 2030: Gaelic – what would success look like?’ The aim of the conference was to look forward at the position that Gaelic could and should have in 2030 and further … Leugh an corr de Gaelic 2030 conference – summary #gàidhlig #cleachdi Continue reading

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Geàrr-chunntas air Co-labhairt #Alba2030 #gaidhlig

Chùm Fòram Alba air Thòiseach, tanc smaoineachaidh Pàrlamaid na h-Alba co-labhairt mun Ghàidhlg air 6 Dùbhlachd. B’ e ‘Buaidh is piseach – cò ris a bhiodh soirbheas dhan Ghàidhlig coltach’ an t-ainm a bh’ oirre. B’ e amas na co-labhairt coimhead air adhart ri suidheachadh na Gàidhlig ann an 2030 agus nas fhaide air adhart … Leugh an corr de Geàrr-chunntas air Co-labhairt #Alba2030 #gaidhlig Continue reading

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On Gaelic, Language and Identity

Scotland is evolving as a country, as a cultural entity, as a place that knows itself. The contradictory and dividing myths we’ve told ourselves (and been told) are falling apart. One of the enduring mythologies is that of the “divided self” – from the “double and divided” Scottish self in literature including Hogg’s The Private […] Continue reading

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Education and the colonisation of the Gàidhlig mind … 2

Part two of Iain MacKinnon’s exploration of colonisation and education in the Scottish and global context – see part one here. In the nineteenth century fairly direct forms of oppressive violence and terror appear to have been used in efforts to frighten young Gaels into abandoning their language. That physical force and forms of psychological […] Continue reading

Posted in Colonisation, Decolonisation, Gàidhealtachd, Gàidhlig, Ghetto na Gàidhlig, Gĩkũyũ, Iain Crichton Smith, Kenya, Linda Tuhiwai Smith, Scotland, Skye | Comments Off on Education and the colonisation of the Gàidhlig mind … 2

Scottish Gaelic’s Journey to Duolingo 

Ciaran Iòsaph MacAonghais – a Primary Teacher from Fort William and co-creator of the Scottish Gaelic Duolingo course – takes us through Scottish Gaelic’s journey to Duolingo. [follow Ciaran at @thaseomath ] Scottish Gaelic is the latest language to feature on Duolingo – the world’s largest language learning platform. Over 50,000 people have signed up to […] Continue reading

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Deasbad Pàrlamaideach gu bhith ann mu Chànanan na h-Alba #gàidhlig #cleachdi

Thèid deasbad a chumail mu Bhliadhna Eòrpach nan Cànanan Dùthchasach agus mu Latha Eòrpach nan Cànanan ann am Pàrlamaid na h-Alba, Diciadain 06 Samhain aig 5f. ‘S e deasbad Gnothaichean Bhall a tha seo, a bhios air a stiùireadh le Aonghas Dòmhnallach BPA. Chithear an gluasad air làrach-lìn na Pàrlamaid. Thèid Gàidhlig a chleachdadh mar … Leugh an corr de Deasbad Pàrlamaideach gu bhith ann mu Chànanan na h-Alba #gàidhlig #cleachdi Continue reading

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Coitcheann – Common Ground

Lorg Ghlaschu – In Search of the Dear Green Place, is a SNH commission for Mòd Ghlaschu 2019 celebrating Glasgow’s people, places and stories through her Gaelic and other placenames. Here’s a poem by Mary Ann Kennedy, inspired by Cathkin Braes – the highest point within the city boundaries, giving an unrivalled view of the […] Continue reading

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Change the World during Seachdain na #Gàidhlig!

It’s not long until Seachdain na Gàidhlig – Edinburgh’s Gaelic Festival starts and as part of this, the Scottish Parliament will be holding two events! On Thursday 14th November, we’ll be holding two sessions entitled Atharraich an Saoghal tron Ghàidhlig – Change the world through Gaelic – one in the morning (10am-12pm) for learners and another for fluent speakers … Leugh an corr de Change the World during Seachdain na #Gàidhlig! Continue reading

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