Category Archives: Ghetto na Gàidhlig

Ceist Mhòr an Fhearainn

Bho chionn bheagan mhìosan a-nis, tha mi air a bhith ag obair air rannsachadh airson sreath do dh’obraichean ealain ùra. Tha riamh ùidh air a bhith agam anns a’ cheangal a th’ againn ris an àrainneachd agus ris an t-saoghal – gu h-àraid a’ coimhead air cho dlùth ’s a tha a’ bheatha ris an […] Continue reading

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Heileacoptair

from Gàidhlig Gu Leòr – Apple Clips This video DESTROYS anti-Gaelic bigotry in just SIXTY seconds… Wow! We literally spent £20 million on this video – money well spent smashing Gaelic myths from the Empire State and beyond…   Continue reading

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Toiseach Tòiseachadh

In her first column Fiona MacIsaac sets out her aspirations for the subjects she wishes to touch on in the coming months in more depth. Fiona briefly touches on her own journey as a Gael and native Gaelic speaker – something she will be exploring in more depth in future columns in conjunction with happenings […] Continue reading

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On Gaelic Language Development Policy in Scotland

An open letter to the Scottish Government on Gaelic language development policy in Scotland by Màrtainn Mac a’ Bhàillidh: As a young architect I was drawn to working in the Isle of Skye by my commitment to Scotland’s Gaelic language. Having been an active member of the SNP for over 15 years, joining shortly after […] Continue reading

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Gaelic Place Names

Here’s a selection of gaelic derived place names – from Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba (AÀA) ~ Gaelic Place-Names of Scotland the national advisory partnership for Gaelic place-names in Scotland. Reproduced here with thanks to Ainmean-Àite na h-Alba and Bòrd na Gàidhlig. For more on these names consult www.gaelicplacenames.org ** ** ** ** **   **   Continue reading

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Scottish Gaelic Explained

This is a lovely new accessible introduction to Gaelic from VisitScotland. The voiceover is by the wonderful Mary Ann Kennedy. Continue reading

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Leirmheas: Togail Cataloina Ur

Bidh tòrr dhaoine ann an Alba a a’ cumail taic agus dlùth-phàirteachas ri sluagh Chatalòinia, muinntir Mhisneachd nam measg. Mar sin, bidh ùidh aig daoine anns an leabhar ùr seo, a tha na chruinneachadh de dh’aistean a chaidh fhoillseachadh le Pol·len edicions agus Bella Caledonia aig toiseach na bliadhna. Tha ainmean am measg nan sgrìobhadairean […] Continue reading

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Ceòl Cosmaig ga Crochadh ann an Earball Rèile

Ceòl Cosmaig ga Crochadh ann an Earball Rèile Lèirmheas – Inyal – 26mh a’ Ghearrain, 2019. The Gilded Balloon, Dùn Èideann Air an rèile a-nìos o chathair-bhaile nan Sasannach, bha mi air mo dhòigh fhaighinn a-mach gun robh Inyal gu bhith a’ cluich ann an Dùn Èideann a-nochd. Gu dearbh, b’ e seo a’ chiad […] Continue reading

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A Potted History of Scottish Gaelic

This is from @ScotsGaelicfor … we think its funny … don’t take it (or yourselves) too seriously. 1. The story begins yonks ago when some lads from Antrim decided they would take a 12 mile sailing holiday to Scotland to box the Picts in the mouth. They spoke Middle Irish and were undoubtedly mad bastards. […] Continue reading

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Na Dùthchannan Ceilteach – The Celtic Nations

The brilliant @ScotsGaelicfor has created this primer disentangling the various Celtic Nations flags and languages … 1. Cornwall is “a’ Chòrn.” Cornish (#Kernowek) is “Còrnais.” It’s very similar to Welsh and has around 500 – 600 speakers (we think). It’s been brought back from the brink and the number of speakers is growing so “neart […] Continue reading

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