The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Materials Available for 26th ACGA Mòd

| | National Mòd

Register to receive materials for the 26th ACGA Mòd by PayPal.

The Mòd materials are ready! Register now for ACGA’s 26th annual U.S. Mòd, to be held in Ligonier, PA on September 20th, 21st, and 22nd 2013. Your registration will get you all the songs required for you to compete in the Mòd in September. The materials are also provided for the mail-in Mòd, for those ...

Read More
The American Scottish Gaelic Society

An Naidheachd Againne, Winter 2012 Issue Is Available

| | ACGA Newsletters

The Winter, 2012, issue of our newsletter, An Naidheachd Againne, has been released.

Members should have received it, but they can also obtain it online, by logging in to the ACGA Forum, and checking the Members Room.

Non-members can obtain issues through Summer 2012 in the Public Room of the forum, which requires no login, though you’re welcome to create an account and join our discussions whether ...Read More

The American Scottish Gaelic Society

An Naidheachd Againne, Fall 2012 Issue Is Available

| | ACGA Newsletters

The Fall, 2012, issue of our newsletter, An Naidheachd Againne, has been released.

Members should have received it, but they can also obtain it online, by logging in to the ACGA Forum, and checking the Members Room.

Non-members can obtain issues through Spring 2012 in the Public Room of the forum, which requires no login, though you’re welcome to create an account and join our discussions whether ...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 ...

Read More
The American Scottish Gaelic Society

2012 U.S. National Mòd Information Available

| | National Mòd

The 25th Annual U.S. National Mòd is fast approaching – Sept. 21-23 in Ligonier, PA. Registration forms for lodging, the banquet/cèilidh, etc. are available here. The U.S. National Mòd will welcome two Hebridean Gold Medal-winning Gaelic singers this year, Catrìona Watt of Lewis and Glasgow and Niall Campbell of Benbecula. Our adjudicator this year is Beathag Mhoireasdan from the Isle of Lewis.

Please come and help ...Read More

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

The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Mail-In Mòd is a Special Opportunity

| | National Mòd

a Chàirdean ionmhainn,

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the US Mòd, and we have many special additions to the Mòd for this event, including a choir and even an art competition! This very important Mòd will mark an expanded presence of Gaelic song and story in the US, and we will be highlighting the strength of our efforts as supporters of the language and ...

Read More
The American Scottish Gaelic Society

An Naidheachd Againne, Summer 2012 Issue Is Available

| | ACGA Newsletters

The Summer, 2012, issue of our newsletter, An Naidheachd Againne, has been released.

Members should have received it, but they can also obtain it online, by logging in to the ACGA Forum, and checking the Members Room.

Non-members can obtain issues through Winter 2011 in the Public Room of the forum, which requires no login, though you’re welcome to create an account and join our discussions whether ...Read More

The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Bonnie Kilt & Hose Raffle for 25th Anniversary ACGA Mòd

| | National Mòd

It is the 25th Anniversary of the US National Gaelic Mòd in 2012! Certainly something worth celebrating! You may have already heard about the first ever fundraising concert held during March in Alexandria, VA (http://usmod.wordpress.com/2012/04/13/singing-for-the-mod/).

There is another fundraising effort underway with a “Bonnie Kilt and Hose Raffle”.

Here are the details! (See below for other ways to help get the word out.)

The prizes:

The American Scottish Gaelic Society

Congratulations to Our New Board Members

| | Organization

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