Scotland: Setback for Gaelic Centre Plan

October 15, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE The plans to establish a major centre for Gaelic music, culture and heritage in South Uist have suffered a major funding setback after a funding request to the Big Lottery Fund. The arts group Ceolas were hoping to

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Gaelic and Scots Critics ‘Taken Out’

August 8, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE I have said on many occasions that we don’t simply like to do reposts or links on Celtic News but sometimes an article pops up that is just to good not to recycle. ‘Wee Ginger Dug’ (aka Paul

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“Malign influence” of English ‘Royal’ Line should not be honoured

January 15, 2014

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE The General Secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has written to Colaisde na Gàidhlig (Caelic College) of Cape Breton expressing his concern about accepting the ‘Royal’ designation from the Queen of England in a new name for the College.

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Lack of Gaelic a ‘Missed Opportunity’ Police Chief Told

August 16, 2013

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE The General Secretary has written to the Chief Constable of the new unified national Police Scotland force that was formed on 1 April 2013 through the merger of eight territorial police forces. The new force – Police Service of

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Online Gaelic Dictionary Gets Funding Boost

July 27, 2013

NEWS FROM CELTIC LEAGUE The Scottish Government has pledged £2 million funding towards the creation of a new online Gaelic dictionary. The digital archive will contain over 30 million words and is a partnership that is being managed by Skye’s Gaelic language centre

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Gaelic Month of May in Nova Scotia

May 10, 2012

NEWS FROM CELTIC PRESS The month of May has been designated as Gàidhlig (Scottish Gaelic) language month in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia and the area is celebrating by organising various events and activities to promote the language. On their website Comhairle

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