Gaidhealtachd

Gaidhealtachd

(ˈɡeɪlˌtæxt; ˈɡaɛlˌtaxɡ)
n
1. (Placename) the area of Scotland in which Scottish Gaelic is the vernacular speech. See also Gaeltacht
2. (Peoples) the culture and traditions of the Scottish Gaels
[Scottish Gaelic]
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Tolbooth, Stirling NATIONAL CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE FOR TRADITIONAL MUSIC: A warm welcome to the S6 students of Sgoil Chiuil Na Gaidhealtachd (National Centre of Excellence for Traditional Music), based in Plockton, for the final performance of their annual tour which will feature the nine students in various combinations, including altogether in a powerful finale.
Glasgow 1853); Gumha no Marbh-Rann do Iain Moristan (Glasgow, 1854); Oran air gaisgeadh nan Gaidheal aig Alma (Glasgow, 1855); Caoidh airson cor na Gaidhealtachd agus fogradh nan Gaidheal (Glasgow, n.
Ach tha earbsa ann an NHS na Gaidhealtachd aig ire cho iseal 's gu bheil cuid dhen bheachd gur e ro-innleachd ur carach tha seo.
In contrast, the aim of the 'Gaelic as regional language' policy would be to identify Gaelic as the linguistic symbol of a strong, confident, semi-autonomous Highland and Hebridean territory, the Gaidhealtachd ('Gaeldom').
Like the Church in Ireland, the late medieval Church in the Scottish Gaidhealtachd has been the subject of cliche rather than close study.
21) Mac Colla claims that The Albannach 'was the first novel to treat life in the Gaidhealtachd [the Gaelic-speaking areas of the Scottish Highlands and islands] in a realistic manner', as opposed to the 'authentic but romantic portrayal by such as Neil Munro.
Among the topics are the branch societies of the Highland Society of London, Scottish Gaelic in Argentina, Scottish Highlanders and First Nations, Hugh MacDiarmid and Sorley MacLean as correspondents and collaborators, media ecology for the Gaidhealtachd, the role of new media in Scotland's Gaelic digital service, and an introduction to Manx Gaelic.
As a Hebridean, Torquil of Byron's The Island is native of a region of Scotland that to this day is part of the Gaidhealtachd.
But if one is seeking to construct some kind of canon of early modern Scottish women's writing, then surely the division between literature of the Gaidhealtachd and the Lowlands perpetuates a kind of internal marginalization, another imposition of the double tress.
The closeness to Hebridean Scotland, the heart of the Scots Gaidhealtachd, created a cultural and material exchange between clansmen in both places, long before the planters arrived with their potential to develop an Ulster-Scots tradition.
Brown, "Scottish identity in the seventeenth century"; Jane Dawson, "The Gaidhealtachd and the emergence of the Scottish Highlands"; Jim Smyth, "'No remedy more proper': Anglo-Irish unionism before 1707"; Colin Kidd, "Protestantism, constitutionalism and British identity under the later Stuarts.
Jane Dawson, `Calvinism and the Gaidhealtachd in Scotland', in Andrew Pettegree, Alastair Duke and Gillian Lewis (eds.