GaelicUSA, an organization working to endow a chair of Scottish Studies at an American university, interviewed ACGA President Michael MacKay about his own experience as a Gaelic learner and his views on Gaelic and the role of ACGA in the Gaelic world.
Of course, we think Mike is dead on target in discussing the importance of the language. Read the interview and form (and share) your ...Read More
Famed Scottish singers Maighread Stiùbhart (Margaret Stewart) and Murchadh Dòmhnallach (Murdo “Wasp” MacDonald) will be adjudicators at the 30th annual U.S. National Mòd, a three-day festival of Scottish Gaelic song, poetry, storytelling and music this Sept. 22-24 in Ligonier, Pennsylvania.
This is the first time in several years that the Mòd will feature two adjudicators, and An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach is delighted to welcome Margaret and ...Read More
The total funding available for Gàidhealtachd Support (GS) in 2016 will be $2000.
Applicants for ACGA GS funding should submit their applications by March 31st, 2016, and they will need to justify their applications based on a specific set of guidelines.Read More
The most important issue in keeping any minority language alive is the attraction of young people, be they children, high-school or college students, or other young adults. We often see that young folks who start learning Gaelic find it very rewarding. And it can serve as a gateway into other activities that they also enjoy, such as Celtic music, singing, dancing, Highland games, or learning ...Read More
Congratulations to our newly elected Board members:
John Grimaldi continues on the Board, having already served three years.
Rachell Blessing returns to the Board after an absence of several years.
Mike Moffitt joins our Board for the first time.
Welcome to all three, and thanks to the ACGA members who voted in our election!Read More