Useful Gaelic word: rathad

Rathad – road Listen to the pronunciation guide The Gaelic word for road is rathad. It is similar to the English word, but the word is...

Cha bhiodh lethsgeul gu mòran brìgh an-diugh

Tha mi a’ smaoineachadh nach robh mi ach còig bliadhna a dh‘ aois nuair a bha mi mar-thà seachd searbh sgìth de dhaoine a...

The Challenges of Publishing in Gaelic

Lews Castle College -- celebrating 60 years of Gaelic Education Publishing is a hard enough business. It's even harder when the potential audience is quite...

Useful Gaelic word: agus

agus – and Listen to the pronunciation guide The word is nice and simple, but the pronunciation can trip up learners. The g in the middle...

Useful Gaelic word: deiseil

deiseil – ready/prepared Listen to the pronunciation guide This word is worth knowing about because its meaning has changed substantially over the years and also because...

Beltane 2013

Beltane is the Celtic May Day festival. It marks the midway point between the spring equinox and the summer solstice Its traditions date back...

Useful Gaelic word: bàta

bàta – boat Although the word bàta looks boringly similar to its English counterpart, it actually includes a mini language lesson for true enthusiasts. Gaelic...

Useful Gaelic Word: clach

Clach – Stone/rock The word is pronounced as written, bear in mind though that in Gaelic we pronounce ch as in loch or Bach, and...

Useful Gaelic word: Ceann

Ceann – Head In modern Gaelic, the word is pronounced kiyawn. The word comes up in both place names and in personal names. In particular,...

Am Prionnsa Teàrlach a rinn feum dhuinn

Is iongantach mar nach eil cuideigin a’ leughadh nam pàipearan. Tha am Prionnsa Teàrlach air tighinn a Ghallaibh agus e a’ toirt ionnsaidh air...