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  • 03/2014 KILBEG VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PHASE 1

    KILBEG VILLAGE DEVELOPMENT PHASE 1

    Phase 1 of the major new ‘Kilbeg Village Development’, being led by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, commenced this week in Sleat, on the Isle of Skye, as the project contractors, Robertson Construction Northern Ltd, moved on site to begin work on this exciting... more...
  • 02/2014 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Students in Running to Scoop National Short Film Awards

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Students in Running to Scoop National Short Film Awards

    FilmG, MG ALBA’s Gaelic Short Film Competition, has announced the shortlists for this year’s competition and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig students have been successful in making the final cut.  This year’s FilmG theme, ‘Rùn’ (Love/Secret/Intention) inspired an array of new ideas and stories from filmmakers making it an exciting yet difficult... more...
  • 10/2013 Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches Announces Fundraising Campaign

    Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches Announces Fundraising Campaign

    Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches is today announcing a special fundraising campaign to support our ongoing work to develop online access to some of Scotland’s most important audio archives. Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches is a landmark project to digitize, catalogue and make available online thousands of hours of folklore... more...
  • 09/2013 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s Founders’ Day celebrates 40 years of Scotland’s Gaelic College

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s Founders’ Day celebrates 40 years of Scotland’s Gaelic College

    Students,supporters and staff of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, gathered at the college on Tuesday (10  September) last week to celebrate Founders’ Day, as the college marks its 40th anniversary this year. Sabhal Mòr Ostaig was established in 1973 as a charitable foundation with... more...
  • 09/2013 Renowned Japanese artist’s work on show at Sabhal Mòr

    Renowned Japanese artist’s work on show at Sabhal Mòr

    An exhibition by the internationally renowned Japanese photographer, Takeshi Shikama, will open at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig this Friday (20 September) at 7pm. Takeshi has been based at Skye Gaelic college for the summer months through the residency programme of the Jon Schueler Scholarship. The exhibition of platinum palladian prints on... more...
  • 08/2013 Bòrd na Gàidhlig to sponsor Gaelic Awards

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig to sponsor Gaelic Awards

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig has announced a new partnership with Media Scotland, the largest publishing group in Scotland, to create a series of awards which look to reward all aspects of the Gaelic language and culture across Scotland.  The Gaelic Awards will look to reward all aspects of Scotland’s Gaelic culture... more...
  • 08/2013 Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture on the early Skye Gaelic schools

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture on the early Skye Gaelic schools

    Dr Roddy MacLeod will give this year’s Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, where he will speak on ‘The Nineteenth Century Gaelic School Movement in Skye’. The lecture was established last year by Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Urras an Eilein (the Island Trust) - two organisations which... more...
  • 08/2013

    Two great Scottish cultural ‘institutions’ celebrate 40th Anniversaries Runrig and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig@40

    On August the 9th and 10th of this year, two great cultural ‘institutions’ of the Gaelic revival will come together to celebrate their respective 40 year contribution to the regeneration of the language and culture of the Gael. Internationally renowned Scottish Celtic Rock Band, Runrig, which celebrates its 40th Anniversary... more...
  • 07/2013 Major Gaelic funding boost announced at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Major Gaelic funding boost announced at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    The First Minister, Alex Salmond, announced more than £2m of funding for Gaelic projects based at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig whilst on a visit to the Gaelic college on Skye on Friday 26 July. The First Minister revealed that the development of the ground-breaking, authoritative and comprehensive Scottish Gaelic dictionary -... more...
  • 07/2013 Holyrood Palace hosts special 40th anniversary reception in honour of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI

    Holyrood Palace hosts special 40th anniversary reception in honour of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI

    His Royal Highness, The Prince of Wales, known as The Duke of Rothesay in Scotland, hosted a reception at Holyrood Palace in Edinburgh last week to mark the 40th anniversary of the Gaelic college and National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI. The Duke was joined... more...