Faochadh Èibhinn – Comic Relief!

| | Beginner, Children, Gaelic Resources

‘S e an Dòmhnach (neo Latha na Sàbaid) a th’ann. DiLuain a-màireach. Dh’fhaodadh gu bheil feum agaibh air faochadh. Seo dhuibh “an aon chomaig Gàidhlig air loidhne air an t-saoghal” – ‘S Math Sin!

Agus tha sinn an dòchas gum bi an seachdain a thig math dhuibh.

It’s Sunday. Tomorrow is Monday. It’s possible you may need some relief. Here’s “the Only Gaelic Comic Online in the ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Where’s Your Gaelic-Learning Community?

| | Gaelic Learning Communities, Gaelic Resources

In recent months, ACGA has been taking a closer look at what we’re calling “Gaelic-Learning Communities.” There may not be many Gaelic-speaking communities in North America, outside Eastern Canada, but Gaelic-learning communities may be found everywhere. Do you belong to one of these communities?

It’s good to first recognize what they are. To date, “Gaelic-learning community” has principally been used to refer to Gaelic learners as ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

“Criomagan” from “Fear na Céilidh,” 1928

| | Advanced, Criomagan, Gaelic Resources, Intermediate

“‘S i an droch-sgeul a’s luaithe ruigeas sinn.”

The Scottish Gaelic periodicals published in Nova Scotia in the early 20th Century contained many short stories and news bulletins that are interesting, information and often amusing, opening a window into the world of the Gaelic reader in times past.

We’ll be publishing occasional selections of these bits or “criomagan” of news for visitors to our website both as ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Gaelic Periodicals from the Nova Scotia Archives

| | Advanced, Gaelic Resources, Intermediate

To those always looking for new reading material in Gaelic, especially from North America, we recommend a visit to the website of the Nova Scotia Archives. There, in a section on historical newspapers, you’ll find four Scottish Gaelic periodicals, all published in Sydney, Cape Breton, in the first half of the 20th century: Teachdaire nan Gaidheal (1924-1934), Fear na Céilidh (1928-1930), Mosgladh (1922-1933) and An ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Gaelic Psalmody

| | Gaelic Resources

Christian Focus Publications Ltd of Tain, Scotland is offering their new Gaelic Psalmody, the first new printing in many years, to ACGA members (and others who may be interested) at 50% off the regular price.

You can find out more about this publication at http://www.christianfocus.com/item/show/1636/-/sr_1. The books would be shipped by their US-based distributer.

If you are interested in taking advantage of this generous offer, then please ...Read More

The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Gaelic Resource: A’ Choille

| | Beginner, Gaelic Resources

[Webmaster’s note: One of ACGA’s membership services is that, from time to time, we acquaint our members with interesting resources that might help them improve their Gaelic. We do this by e-mail. We haven’t posted such information on our website in the past, because we didn’t have a suitable website design. Now we do, so we’ll put a portion of them here for your delectation.]

Our ...

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The American Scottish Gaelic Society

An Cridhe Cabaireach (Produced by ACGA Member Jim Lawrence)

| | Gaelic Resources

ACGA member Jim Lawrence has produced a Gaelic language DVD that is available now at Amazon.com and other media outlets.

“An Cridhe Cabaireach” (The Tell-Tale Heart) is a 24-minute Gaelic version of the classic Poe tale of murder and madness that stars Angus MacLeod of Cape Breton. The DVD actually contains three versions of the story: Gaelic narration only, Gaelic narration with English subtitles, and ...Read More