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Eilidh Russell

Aodann a’ Chomainn!

What’s your name, and where are you from?

My name is Eilidh Russell and I am from Inverness.

Which course are you on?

I am on my second year of the BA (Hons) Gaelic and Education.

What are your hobbies?

I enjoy swimming outdoors and I like doing crochet.

What are the 3 best things about studying at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig?

The ceilidhs, close friends and feeling like part of a strong Gaelic community.

Why did you choose to get involved with Comann nan Oileanach this year?

I wanted to be involved in organising events, and I thought that it would be a great opportunity to improve my confidence.

What kind of things do you do as the Chair of Comann nan Oileanach?

As the chair, I lead our meetings, communicate with the Board of Directors and look after our social media channels. As well as that, I make sure that we listen to the opinions and suggestions of the other students.

What are Comann nan Oileanach’s priorities during this Academic Year?

  • Using Gaelic
  • Events – more events on campus and in the community
  • Developing our social media presence

And a bit of fun… 60 seconds with the Chair of CnO, Eilidh Russell!

  • Christmas or New Year? – Christmas
  • Pub or club? – Pub
  • Instagram or TikTok? – TikTok
  • Pop music or pipe music? – Pipe music
  • Tea or coffee? – Tea
  • Cake or cheese? – Cake
  • Sport or music? – Music
  • Valtos or Niteworks? – Valtos
  • Tent or hotel? – Tent
  • And finally, what’s your favourite Gaelic word? – Dileag

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