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  • 04/2018 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig music students’ success at Pan Celtic Festival

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig music students’ success at Pan Celtic Festival

    The 47th International Pan Celtic Festival was this year held in Letterkenny, Donegal, Ireland from the 3-8 April and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music students were amongst those fortunate enough to be present, representing Scotland in many competitions and events.  This annual festival is a colourful and... more...
  • 28/03/2018 - 10/10/2018 - Ionad Iain Nobail, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Free Gaelic Taster Classes

    Free Gaelic Taster Classes

    Free Gaelic language taster class with Seall as part of The Skye Festival / Fèis an Eilein at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig! Every Wednesday, 3pm - 4pm, until 24th October. Gaelic is the native language of Skye and is spoken by many people in the community and you will also see more...
  • 03/2018 The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2018

    The Macdonald of Sleat Poetry Prize 2018

    The fourth Gaelic poetry competition for ‘The Macdonald of Sleat’ Poetry Prize will be held this year.  The annual competition was inaugurated by Sir Ian Macdonald in memory of his daughter, Deborah, who passed away at an early age. The competition will be run once again by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig,... more...
  • 24/03/2018 - 24/03/2018 - Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Gala Day

    Gala Day

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is holding a Gala day on Saturday 24 March and you are all invited! It’s a fun day with lots to do through the medium of Gaelic with music, games, competitions, axe throwing, bouncy castle, beer tent and stalls and there will be lots of opportunities to more...
  • 03/2018 Dr Gillian Rothach announced as new Principal for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Dr Gillian Rothach announced as new Principal for Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Dr Gillian Rothach has been named as the new Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. Dr Rothach is currently Deputy Director of Studies and Head of Research at the College and it was under her direction that the College achieved success in its submission to the Research Excellence Framework, with many... more...
  • 02/2018 New Writing Competition

    New Writing Competition

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig is instituting a new writing competition in memory of Niamh Henderson from Mallaig, who died suddenly last year. Niamh was a first year student at the College, taking the Gaelic and Communication course.  The competition will be open to all college and university students in Scotland, and... more...
  • 01/2018 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Vice-Principal announces retirement

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Vice-Principal announces retirement

    John Norman MacLeod, Vice-Principal and Director of Studies at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, has announced he plans to retire in July.  John Norman has led the academic affairs of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig since 1983, and is the second longest-serving member of staff, after Christine Primrose who began a year earlier. Principal,... more...
  • 01/2018 Professor Hugh Cheape awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours

    Professor Hugh Cheape awarded MBE in New Year’s Honours

    An MBE was awarded to Professor Hugh Cheape of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI in the New Year’s Honours in recognition of his services to Scottish Cultural Education and Traditional Music.  Hugh has been a member of staff at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig , the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture,... more...
  • 12/2017 Gaelic Language Plan helps to further strengthen Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Gaelic Language Plan helps to further strengthen Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s second Gaelic Language Plan was published today (13 December). The Plan will further promote and strengthen Gaelic in every area of the work and operations of the college, which is the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture. This is the second plan Sabhal Mòr has prepared... more...
  • 12/2017

    The Little Minch

    An Cuan Sgìth |The Little Minch – 13 January – 24 February 2018 Gallery 1 & 2 Preview & family ceilidh Friday 12 January 7-9pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh.   Also at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig-  11 May – 23 June 2018 An Cuan Sgith is a two year visual arts exchange... more...