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  • 02/2020 From Carloway with love

    From Carloway with love

    Students at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig were recently gifted a beautiful length of Harris tweed by the Carloway Mill in Lewis for use in Gaelic waulking songs (òrain luaidh). As Decker Forrest, Programme Leader for the BA (Hons) Gaelic and Traditional Music degree, explained: “Singing is a regular event at the... more...
  • 02/2020 Irish Gaeltacht artist to be next international visual artist in residence at SMO

    Irish Gaeltacht artist to be next international visual artist in residence at SMO

    Artist and Curator Conor O’Grady based in Counties Donegal and Mayo has been selected as the Jon Schueler Scholarship Artist in Residence 2020 at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig.  This is the eighth year of the Residency Programme which runs at the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle... more...
  • 01/2020 SMO student in finals of BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2020

    SMO student in finals of BBC Radio Scotland’s Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2020

    Josie Duncan, who is a student at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, is one of 6 finalists in the Young Traditional Musician of the Year competition. Josie hails from the Isle of Lewis and began singing in the Mòd when she was on her second year in primary school.  She is currently... more...
  • 11/2019 Life and Times of Rev. Charles Robertson

    Life and Times of Rev. Charles Robertson

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Ionad Iain Nobail 21/11/19 13.00 Free event and open to all to attend. Rev. Charles M. Robertson (1864–1927) was one of the greatest Scottish Gaelic scholars of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. A native of Strathtay in Perthshire, his work as a minister took him... more...
  • 11/2019 Malairt Shònraichte Eadar Alba agus Èirinn

    Malairt Shònraichte Eadar Alba agus Èirinn

    Bha e na adhbhar tlachd do sgioba Leabharlann an t-Sabhail Mhòir fàilte a chur air Séamus Mac Dhaibhéid bho Ghaeláras Mhic Ardghail ann an Contae an Dúin, Èirinn, an t-seachdain sa chaidh. Bha Séamus anns an Eilean Sgitheanach mar phàirt de mhalairt shònraichte de leabhraichean eadar Gàidheil na h-Alba is... more...
  • 11/2019 Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture and Young Person of the Year Award 2019

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture and Young Person of the Year Award 2019

    The eighth Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture was delivered by Christina Walker, from the Isle of Lewis, on Thursday 31 October at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, where she gave an engaging and thought-provoking lecture entitled, ‘The language of community, the language of bonds.’ Christina was born and raised in the village... more...
  • 10/2019

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture 2019

    Urras an Eilein and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig invite you to attend the Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture to be given by Cairistiona Walker, on Thursday 31st October at 7.30pm, in the TDC, ACC, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. The lecture will be in Gaelic with simultaneous translation available. Refreshments to follow.  ... more...
  • 24/10/2019 - Seòmar Shomhairle, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Founders of the Sacred Way Sanctuary to visit Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Thursday 24th October, 1-2pm Seòmar Shomhairle - Everyone welcome. Dr Yvette Collin and Mr Sean Collin from the Sacred Way Sanctuary are visiting the UK and are looking forward to meeting the community in Skye. Dr. Yvette Collin is the Ambassador for the Oglala Lakota Nation, currently located on Pine more...
  • 31/10/2019 - Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture 2019

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture 2019

    Urras an Eilein and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig invite you to attend the Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture to be given by Cairistiona Walker, on Thursday 31st October at 7.30pm, in the TDC, ACC, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig. The lecture will be in Gaelic with simultaneous translation available. Refreshments to follow.   more...
  • 10/2019 Opportunity for New Gaelic Writers

    Opportunity for New Gaelic Writers

    The Gaelic Books Council and Scottish Book Trust are seeking two unpublished writers to participate in the Gaelic New Writers Awards 2020. The annual Gaelic New Writers Awards development scheme, a collaboration between the two organisations, is now open for applications. Through this programme, two new Gaelic writers will each... more...