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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.

  • 12/2017 Gaelic Language Plan helps to further strengthen Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Gaelic Language Plan helps to further strengthen Gaelic at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig’s second Gaelic Language Plan was published today (13 December). The Plan will further promote and strengthen Gaelic in every area of the work and operations of the college, which is the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture. This is the second plan Sabhal Mòr has prepared...

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  • 12/2017

    The Little Minch

    An Cuan Sgìth |The Little Minch – 13 January – 24 February 2018 Gallery 1 & 2 Preview & family ceilidh Friday 12 January 7-9pm at Taigh Chearsabhagh.   Also at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig-  11 May – 23 June 2018 An Cuan Sgith is a two year visual arts exchange...

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  • 12/2017 Sabhal Mòr Ostaig perform at Catalan music festival in Mallorca

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig perform at Catalan music festival in Mallorca

    Former students from the BA Gaelic & Traditional Music joined Programme Leader Dr. Decker Forrest and current students and staff of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig for a concert in Mallorca at the end of October. The concert was part of the 33rd annual ‘Festival de Mùsica de Bunyola’ which features a...

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  • 11/2017 Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture and Young Person of the Year Award

    Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture and Young Person of the Year Award

    The sixth Sir Iain Noble Memorial Lecture was delivered by Lord Minginish, Roddy John MacLeod, on Tuesday 14 November at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig where he gave a detailed and fascinating talk on crofting legislation, and made particular reference to the work of Fearann Eilean Iarmain. The annual lecture was started...

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  • 10/2017 American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    American poet wins MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize

    The winner of this year’s MacDonald of Sleat poetry prize is Deborah Moffat from The United States.  This is the second year in succession that she has won the competition. Deborah belongs to Vermont but now lives in Fife. She began writing Gaelic poetry in 2013. The competition which is...

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  • 10/2017 Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Scottish Government funding continues to support Gaelic-medium Early Years’ Groups

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig and Scottish Government funding continues to support Gaelic-medium Early Years’ Groups

    Bòrd na Gàidhlig, the principal public body in Scotland responsible for promoting Gaelic development, together with the Scottish Government have today (Monday 16 October) at the Royal National Mod in Fort William announced funding of £107,911 grant assistance from the Early Years funding scheme to 40 Gaelic Early Years’ Groups working...

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  • 10/2017 Dedicated Gaelic graduate wins Student of the Year title

    Dedicated Gaelic graduate wins Student of the Year title

    A graduate who completed an honours degree despite suffering from a serious medical condition has been named as the University of the Highlands and Islands’ Student of the Year 2017. Hannah McDiarmid (22) achieved a BA (Hons) in Gaelic language and culture while managing cystic fibrosis, a chronic, life limiting...

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  • 10/2017

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI reaches historic milestone with over 1,000 graduates

    Sabhal Mòr Ostaig UHI, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, marked another significant milestone in its history last week when the total number of graduates from the college, since graduations began in 1985, topped one thousand. At the annual graduation ceremony on Friday (6 October) 67 students graduated...

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  • 10/2017 Gaelic Arts Strategy Launch & Creative Conversation

    Gaelic Arts Strategy Launch & Creative Conversation

    As part of Glasgow City Council’s Gaelic Language Plan [2012-17] Glasgow Life are delighted to be launching a Gaelic Arts Strategy for Glasgow [2018-22]. It will be launched in partnership with Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Sabhal Mòr Ostaig & The National Theatre of Scotland with support from Bòrd na Gàidhlig. ...

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  • 09/2017 Prof. Boyd Robertson retiring as Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Prof. Boyd Robertson retiring as Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig

    Prof. Boyd Robertson will be retiring as Principal of Sabhal Mòr Ostaig in the spring of 2018. Prof. Robertson has been at the helm of Sabhal Mòr, the National Centre for Gaelic Language and Culture, since 2008. The Chair of the Board, Aideen O'Malley, said: 'Boyd came to Sabhal Mòr...

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