Tha Màiri Bell, a tha na h-oileanach aig Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, air greis-gnìomhachais ann am Pàrlamaid na h-Alba an-dràsta. Anns a’ phost seo tha i ag innse dhuinn mu deidhinn agus mun obair aice sa Phàrlamaid. Is mise Mairi. Tha mi air greis gnìomhachais le Alasdair agus Marc na h-Oifigearan Leasachaidh Gàidhlig anns a’ Phàrlamaid. … Leugh an corr de Greis-gnìomhachas ann am Pàrlamaid na h-Alba #gaidhlig
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
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!