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News and Events

  • 04/2019

    Ceòl Mòr Ostaig

    Students, alumni and tutors from the BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig will be performing at Ceòl Mòr Ostaig, hosted by Ceòl is Craic at the CCA in Glasgow on Saturday 27th April.  To complement this event there will also be a programme of *free* interactive... more...
  • 04/2019

    Radio nan Gàidheal live from SMO

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  • 04/2019 New Gaelic Podcast

    New Gaelic Podcast

    “A’ Chrannag” is a new podcast featuring short stories in Gaelic by both well-loved and emerging writers. The first season, hosted by Ruairidh Graham, will bring you a new story every second Sunday. Episodes will be available at, or by subscribing through iTunes or wherever you get your podcasts. Our... more...
  • 02/2019

    2019 writing competition in memory of Niamh Henderson

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is launching its second  writing competition In memory of Niamh Henderson from Mallaig, who died suddenly in 2017. Niamh was a first year student at the College, taking the Gaelic and Communication course.  The competition is open to all college and university students in Scotland, and entrants will... more...
  • 02/2019 Gaelic Officer Taigh Chearsabhagh

    Gaelic Officer Taigh Chearsabhagh

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  • 12/2018

    Jon Schueler Scholarship announces 2019 Artist in Residence at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Australian artist, Kim Anderson, has been named as Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s new Artist in Residence, under the Jon Schueler Residency Programme which has been running for 7 years at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. The Scholarship is a unique partnership between SMO... more...
  • 12/2018 Music workshops at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Music workshops at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    SMO Music Course tutor, Griogair Labhruidh, and the amazing Kalifa Kone (percussion) visited the College recently and gave a work-shop and a taste of some of the music they have been collaborating on for Griogar’s new album which will be coming out in the new year. Kalifa Kone is a... more...
  • 11/2018 Head of Gaelic Song at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig to give presentation at Harvard University

    Head of Gaelic Song at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig to give presentation at Harvard University

    Christine Primrose, Head of Gaelic Song at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, will travel to Boston this week where she has been invited to give workshops and a Gaelic Song Presentation at Harvard University. She will also be interviewed on ‘The World’, a leading public radio news magazine with an audience of... more...
  • 10/2018

    MacDonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2018

    The winner of this year’s MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize is Torquil Macleod from Lochs, Isle of Lewis. The competition, which is run by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, was instituted by Sir Ian MacDonald of Sleat in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who passed away at an early age. The theme... more...
  • 09/2018

    Griogair Labhruidh appointed as new Music Lecturer

    SMO is delighted to announce that the singer and musician, Griogair Labhruidh , will be joining the College as a Lecturer for the BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music.  Course Leader, Dr Decker Forrest commented: “The BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music programme is truly exceptional because it focuses first... more...