Category: gaelic

Lockdown Theatre 2020

Lockdown Theatre 2020

Following the lockdown into September to November 2020, I was surprised to find myself rehearsing two scripts for filming.

The Gaelic monologue Os Mo Chionn Sheinn an Uiseag written by Eric J MacDonald was requested by the Blas Festival

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Gaelic Learning in the Hebrides
Research A’ Leantainn na Mara

Research A’ Leantainn na Mara

Currently I am interviewing fishermen in the Isle of Lewis, Isle of Harris and Scalpay in the Outer Hebrides. The book Rotal-a Ships Wake is a series of insightful conversations in Gaidhlig and English, about fishing in the past, the present day and the future. Continue reading “Research A’ Leantainn na Mara”

Seanchasan

Seanchasan

Seanachasan

Tha iomadh seanachas miorbhuileach an dualchas na Gaidheil. Chan eil cothroman  bhith gan innse an-diugh ach teirc.

Clàr mi na còig seanchas seo agus tha gach tè a maireadh còig mionaidean a-mhàin. Tha beartas cànan unnta, mar a chaidh an toirt dhomhsa. Tha mi an dòchas gun còrd iad ribh.

Gheibh sibh an seanchas rinn cluintinn air Soundcloud agus rin leughadh air an ceangal gu làrach Guthan nan Eilean agus CLILstore. Continue reading “Seanchasan”

Deilbh Cluich

Deilbh Cluich

Thòisich mi nam phàrt den bhuidhean coimhearsnachd Cabraich a cur air adhairt deilbh cluich mu dualchas nan eilean an 2007.

An cois seo tha clàraidhean ceithir de na deilbh cluich a chaidh a chur air àrd ùrlar. Tha na sgriobtaichean rin leughadh air an ceangal làrach gu-iosal, Guthan nan Eilean agus CLILstore. Continue reading “Deilbh Cluich”

Ishbal Nighean Dhomhnaill Ban

Ishbal Nighean Dhomhnaill Ban

I just love beul aithris stories, from Isle of Lewis Gaelic oral tradition. It is rare to have the opportunity to perform them for an audience nowadays. Therfore, I have recorded five stories because of the richness of the language which was handed down to me in the telling. All five are uploaded to Soundcloud now. Most importantly they will be available to anyone wishing to learn local stories. Continue reading “Ishbal Nighean Dhomhnaill Ban”