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There's always something happening at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and you can keep up with events by reading our newletters, press releases and events listing. There is also the opportunity to get more information about the Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Lecture.

  • 03/2020 Corona Virus COVID-19

    Corona Virus COVID-19

    Information for Students, Employees and Visitors   CORONAVIRUS - UPDATE   The College, in agreement with the wider UHI network, has now ceased all face-to-face teaching from 1pm today (17th March).  This means no face-to-face teaching will take place at the College whatsoever, although the College will remain open to...

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  • 03/2020 Gaelic Song CD for Children hits the Right Note

    Gaelic Song CD for Children hits the Right Note

    Tobar an Dualchais (TAD), the national online sound resource, has launched a CD of Gaelic songs and rhymes suitable for young children. For the CD, entitled ‘Seinnibh Còmhla Rinn’ (Sing with Us), TAD has curated some of the best material for children from its website. The  CD and accompanying booklet...

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  • 02/2020 Deputy First Minister launches a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister launches a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP, presided at the launch of a new history book on Monday, written by Gaelic author, Tim Armstrong, a lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture. This new book, Às na Freumhan [From the Grassroots], follows the history of...

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  • 02/2020 Deputy First Minister to launch a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister to launch a history of the Gaelic School Campaign in Edinburgh

    Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP, will preside at the launch of a new history book by award-winning Gaelic author, Tim Armstrong, a lecturer at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture on the Isle of Skye. This new book, Às na Freumhan [From the Grassroots],...

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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 11/2019

    Young Gaelic Ambassador 2019

    Lucy Hannah, Manager at Fàs Mòr childcare, has been awarded the Young Gaelic Ambassador award at the 2019 Daily Record Gaelic Awards.  Hailing from Sleat, on Skye, Lucy has been working at Fàs Mòr for over three years.  She and her team have created a safe, nurturing and playful environment...

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  • 11/2019

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Annual Lecture 2019 born out of new collaboration with National Museums Scotland

      This year's Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Annual Lecture took place at the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh on Thursday Nov 7th and was entitled ‘Put a notch in the rafter’: Setting Gaelic to work.  This Annual Lecture is the 23rd in the prestigious and long running series, which has...

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  • 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...

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