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  • 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...
  • 12/2017 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig perform at Catalan music festival in Mallorca

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig perform at Catalan music festival in Mallorca

    Former students from the BA Gaelic & Traditional Music joined Programme Leader Dr. Decker Forrest and current students and staff of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig for a concert in Mallorca at the end of October. The concert was part of the 33rd annual ‘Festival de Mùsica de Bunyola’ which features a... more...
  • 10/2017 American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    The winner of this year’s MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize is Deborah Moffat from The United States.  This is the second year in succession that she has won the competition. Deborah belongs to Vermont but now lives in Fife. She began writing Gaelic poetry in 2013. The competition which is... more...