Scottish Gaelic Books

'Tis Sixty Years Since: The 1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh and the Scottish Folk Revival

'Tis Sixty Years Since: The 1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh and the Scottish Folk Revival

Sixty Years Since: The First People's Festival Ceilidh and the Scottish Folk Revival edited by Eberhard Bort. This publication commemorates the 1951 Edinburgh People's Festival Ceilidh and collects views and perspectives on the way the Folk Revival has evolved over the past sixty years.

Dileab Ailein: The Legacy of Allan MacArthur - Newfoundland Traditions  Across Four Generations

Dileab Ailein: The Legacy of Allan MacArthur - Newfoundland Traditions Across Four Generations

This collection of from Newfoundland records the last Gaelic speaking family in the Canadian Province that was, till 1949, Britain’s oldest colony.

Eilean Uaine Thiriodh: Beatha, Òrain agus Ceòl Ethel NicChaluim

Eilean Uaine Thiriodh: Beatha, Òrain agus Ceòl Ethel NicChaluim

Ethel NicChaluim

 

Ann an 1942 chaidh Ethel NicChaluim a ghluasad à taigh dhilleachdan ann an Glaschu a dh’Eilean Thiriodh far an do dh’fhàs i fileanta sa Ghàidhlig agus far an do shùigh i pailteas dualchais. Chaidh an ceòl agus an t-seinn a bh’ innte gu nàdarra a bhrosnachadh, agus rinn i ceòl agus òrain ann an Gàidhlig is ann am Beurla.

In Our Day...: Reminiscences and Songs from Rural Perthshire

In Our Day...: Reminiscences and Songs from Rural Perthshire

Life in the glens and villages of Perthshire is viewed through the eyes of shepherds, farmers, crofters, estate workers, housewives, gardeners, professionals, trades-people and children.

Oatmeal and the Catechism:  Scottish Gaelic Settlers  in Quebec

Oatmeal and the Catechism: Scottish Gaelic Settlers in Quebec

Records the oral history, folklore and folklife of a group of emigrants from the Outer Hebrides who settled in Quebec during the 19th century.

Recollections of an Argyllshire Drover  & Other West Highland Chronicles (Hardback)

Recollections of an Argyllshire Drover & Other West Highland Chronicles (Hardback)

This collection, selected and and edited by Dr Margaret Bennett, will be welcomed by a wide range of readers, especially those who share Cregeen’s enthusiasm for ‘approaching the history of the Highlands with a mind alert to the claims of oral tradition.’

Recollections of an Argyllshire Drover  & Other West Highland Chronicles (Paperback)

Recollections of an Argyllshire Drover & Other West Highland Chronicles (Paperback)

This collection, selected and and edited by Dr Margaret Bennett, will be welcomed by a wide range of readers, especially those who share Cregeen’s enthusiasm for ‘approaching the history of the Highlands with a mind alert to the claims of oral tradition.’

Scottish Customs from the Cradle to the Grave

Scottish Customs from the Cradle to the Grave

Anthology of traditional Scottish customs and rites of passage, drawn from a broad range of literary sources dating back to the sixteenth century

Sgeulachd Pheadair Rabaid

Sgeulachd Pheadair Rabaid

Sgeulachd Pheadair Rabaid Gaelic Translation of The Tale of the Peter Rabbit, published in 1902. While holidaying in Dunkeld, Beatrix Potter wrote her first draft of Peter Rabbit. Not surprisingly, Mr McGregor appears, as Perthshire is home of the ancient Clan Gregor. Now, at last, Gaelic-speaking children may delight in Peter Rabbit and all his family. Margaret Bennett, Perthshire, 2008.

The Last Stronghold: The Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland

The Last Stronghold: The Scottish Gaelic Traditions of Newfoundland

The traditions that have come down to us of the Gaelic diaspora of the 18th and 19th century rarely mention Newfoundland. Only in a few anecdotes, attributable to sailors and other travellers, are there hints that a Gaelic community once flourished in that remote land. And since our information was confined to these tantalisingly vague and brief reports, it simply never occurred to us that Gaelic in Newfoundland might actually have survived into our own times. Margaret Bennett’s book has changed.

Built with HTML5 and CSS3 - Copyright © 2012 Margaret Bennett - Web Design by Xtensive