Monthly Archives: April 2018

Fhathast air an rathad | Willie Nelson @ 85

Tha Willie air a bhith air Abhainn an Uisge-Bheatha fad 85 bliadhna. Tha Eòghan a’ toirt deoch-shlàinte ris. Is e “Highwayman” fear de na h-òrain “ceòl a tuath’ as fheàrr leis na Gàidheil ud a tha deidheil air “country”, agus an-diugh tha am fear a bhios a’ seinn a’ chiad rann den òran a’ comharrachadh… Continue reading

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Gilleasbuig: Cha chan mi càil mus can mi "I am outraged"

The real enemies of Gaelic revival

Well a chàirdean, tha Gilleasbuig a’ faireachdainn an tìde fada bhon turas mu dheireadh a choinnich sinn!

Abair fhèin gu bheil an t-eadar-lìon air a bhith a’ chuir [lachan gàire] thairis le connspaid bho chion… Continue reading

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2018 an Cèitean: Là Buidhe Bealltainn / May Day

‘S e Là Buidhe Bealltainn a tha air a’ chiad latha den Chèitean. ‘S e seann fhèill Cheilteach a tha anns a’ Bhealltainn agus i a’ comharrachadh toiseach an t-samhraidh, no toiseach na leth-bhliadhna blàithe soilleir, le teintean agus dìtheannan. Aig ceann eile na bliadhna bha Samhain ann, a’ comharrachadh toiseach nam mìosan fuar dorcha. […] Continue reading

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Gaelic, Social Security and Human Rights

Air a phostadh Scottish Parliament Official Report:
On Tuesday in the chamber, the Parliament debated the national plan for Gaelic. Several speeches, including that of the Minister for International Development and Europe, Alasdair Allan, were made in Gaelic and members used headphones to listen to a simultaneous interpretation. That was not necessary for the speech… Continue reading

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Cosmhalachd an Taighe

This is a translation into Gaelic of a piece by SupGaleano of the Zapatisas, a kind of parable comparing our current economic and political structures to an unstable and poorly-built house. Subcomandante Galeano (or SupGaleano for short) is one of the leading figures and spokespeople in the Zapatisa insurgency and autonomous region. He used to go […] Continue reading

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Parliamentary debate on the National Plan for #Gaelic #gàidhlig

  A debate was held in the Scottish Parliament yesterday about the National Gaelic Language Plan.   The debate was on the following motion: Amendments were put forward to the motion by Liz Smith MSP (Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party) and Iain Gray MSP (Scottish Labour). Some of the members spoke in Gaelic, including Kate … Leugh an corr de Parliamentary debate on the National Plan for #Gaelic #gàidhlig 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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Deasbad air Plana Nàiseanta na #Gàidhlig an-dè #gaelic

Chaidh deasbad a chumail ann am Pàrlamaid na h-Alba an-dè mu Phlana Nàiseanta na Gàidhlig.   Bhathar a’ deasbad a’ ghluasaid seo: Chaidh atharrachaidhean a chur air adhart le Liz Nic a’ Ghobhainn (Pàrtaidh Tòraidheach na h-Alba) agus le Iain Grey (Pàrtaidh Làbarach na h-Alba). Bhruidhinn cuid de na BPA anns a’ Ghàidhlig, a’ gabhail … Leugh an corr de Deasbad air Plana Nàiseanta na #Gàidhlig an-dè #gaelic Continue reading

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Duineasor

Anns a’ Chèitean, 1982, chaidh alt fhoillseachadh anns an iris, Omni, mu dheidhinn teòiridh a chuir air adhart, bu dòcha, gun do mhion-fhàs dineasaran chun na h-ìre ’s gun do dh’fhàs iad glic agus gun do chruthaich iad an sìobhaltas aca … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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Falman

’S e dithis bhalach òga à Beul Feirste an Iar a th’ ann an Kneecap, còmhlan hip-hop a leagas an cuid dhàn ann an Gàidhlig na h-Èireann, làn drabastachd, dhrugaichean is droch fhacal. Tha a h-uile duine a’ bruidhinn umpa … Cum ort a leughadh Continue reading

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