Gaelic-speaking


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able to communicate in Gaelic

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"With the extraordinary experience of having quite a lot of money in the bank for Young Films, I'm going for long-running TV drama as an engine that can pay the bills; train a whole new generation of Gaelic-speaking writers, producers, directors and technicians; and allow the film company to stand on its own feet, not just from profits from 'The Inbetweeners.'"
With painting, it is valuable to see the emphasis on the tradition that runs through Nasmyth, Raeburn, Wilkie, to the Glasgow Boys and the Colourists, but Fry misses entirely the major significance of Gaelic-speaking William McTaggart, the greatest Scottish artist of the time; similarly, he passes over nineteenth-century Gaelic poetry.
It is no doubt true that in earlier centuries, given the economies of Gaelic-speaking areas and the ways in which theatre historically tended to depend either on noble patronage in great halls or on urban centres with substantial populations, it was hard for a Gaelic-language theatre-based tradition to develop.
He writes about Gaelic-speaking culture and issues specific to Nova Scotia, about traveling, about the diaspora of Gaels, Gaelic history, and other questions of lingua-national identity.
After retiring not only did Carmel spend time writing poetry and studying Irish history but she went to learn Gaelic at Galway Gaeltacht - the biggest Gaelic-speaking region in Ireland.She went on to teach Gaelic in Coventry for 10 years.
(20) Joachim Fischer, in an edition of Utopian Studies, goes so far as to state that "members of the Gaelic League imagined a cultural revolution which would result in a totally de-anglicised Gaelic-speaking Ireland, a utopian vision if ever there was one." (21) Yet, in spite of allusions such as these, no scholar has to date studied the Gaelic League as an organization driven by utopian ideals.
Synge: "Go to the Aran Islands and find a life that has never been exposed in literature." Synge, who had been living in Paris and in the view of Yeats disconnected from his literary roots, took his advice, and his 1907 book "The Aran Islands" recounts his experiences among the Gaelic-speaking fishermen and farmers.
A Scot himself -with a Gaelic-speaking dad, Neil has lived in England now for 20 years.
Bankrupt and bitterly divided between the English-speaking and Protestant Lowlands and the largely Catholic and Gaelic-speaking Highlands, it was mired in a bigoted and restrictive religion worthy of the Taliban in which young men were hanged for denying the Trinity.
Born in New York in November 2889 while his parents were there briefly on business, he grew up in a Gaelic-speaking community in Ireland before attending the University of Dublin.
The history of Ulster presents an obvious case study in Irish-speaking native and English-speaking planter, of course, but it also encompasses the immigration of Scots Gaelic-speaking Presbyterians (many of whom were more at home linguistically with their new Irish-speaking neighbors), lowland Lallans- and English-peaking Scots, and English-speakers from England--yielding, in the subsequent contact between these languages, Ulster Scots, northern dialects of Hiberno-English, new iterations of existing local dialects of Irish, and any number of combinations from the above.
IT IS almost beyond belief that the BBC, under the cover of the Gaelic-speaking station Alba's banner, should televise live the Brechin v Cowdenbeath playoff match last Sunday.
"It depends on how political you want to get, but under British rule people weren't allowed to have gatherings of any kind, and that included music." Celtic and Gaelic-speaking get-togethers were especially frowned upon.
The fluid dynamic of the intercultural relations between the various classes and cultures makes it impossible to attribute any particular set of characteristics to any group, whether it was the English settlers born in Ireland, the ex-soldiers and adventurers who settled in the Plantations of Munster and Ulster, or the Gaelic-speaking Irish.
Kenneth MacKinnon, author of an introductory text in Gaelic argues that the Gaelic-speaking peoples came across the sea from Eastern Ulster (Northern Ireland) and established their kingdom and their language throughout what we know today as Scotland.