Madam, – I regret to have to tell arch critic of the SNP Alan Bell of Kirriemuir that his simplistic analysis of Scotland’s economic problems is, to quote an oft used word by the Rev. John Cameron, risible to say the least (Misery over expenditure, Courier, August 26).
Attendees at a Fife festival can learn the art of football commentary - in Gaelic.
Street signs in English and Gaelic and a bilingual council logo are part of a comprehensive Gaelic Language Plan to go before Angus councillors next week.
Madam, – Whilst I do not deny that the climate of the planet is continuing to warm up and the drastic consequences it will bring to coastal towns and villages in this country, what I do deny is that any measures taken by Holyrood or Westminster will make the slightest difference to the climate of this planet.
Michael Alexander hears about efforts to promote the Gaelic language in Fife.
Madam, – Robert I.G. Scott, (“Is SNP ready for independence?” Letters, May 16) correctly highlighted the raison d’etre of the SNP is to achieve independence, which was the one thing he got right.
As the wedding party slipped into the second day, folk were losing their grip on sanity.
It’s easy to take place-names for granted – in fact they speak volumes about our history, geography and language. Caroline Lindsay finds out more.
Language is a tool, an implement. Used in a certain way you might even describe it as a weapon. It can shape the way you think, perhaps without you realising it is doing so.
Ged Grimes’ Gaelic-themed Celtic Connections live music show a chance to ‘shout loud’ about Dundee’s creativity
Michael Alexander hears why Ged Grimes of Simple Minds’ Gaelic themed computer game show The Bard’s Tale Live at Celtic Connections is a chance to ‘shout loud’ about Dundee’s growing creativity.