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Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta 2013 Waulking songGun teid a' Ghàidhlig gu math air feadh Astràilia troimh obair a' Chomuinn Ghàidhlig Astràilia.

Tha Comunn Gàidhlig Astràilia na bhuidheann coimhearsnachd neo-phrothaideach a tha a' misneachadh cànan is cultar nan Gaidheal ann an Astràilia. Bhiodh sinn toilichte a bhith a' cluinntinn bho dhuine sam bith le ùidh anns na nithean sin.

Tha a' bhallrachd air a dèanamh an-àirde an dà chuid de fhileantaich agus de luchd-ionnsachaidh. Tha buill againn à feadh Astràilia agus thall thairis.

Tha sinn a' foillseachadh an ràitheachan An Teachdaire Gaidhealach a tha air a chur a-mach gu na buill uile. Bidh sinn a' cur co-chruinnichean is tachartasan cultarail is clasaichean air dòigh bho àm gu àm.

Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta

Our Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta (National Winter School) is held periodically. The next Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta will be held on July 14 - 16 2017 in Cromwell College, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland. Download our flyer or visit our Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta 2017 page for more information and bookings. Read the report of the last Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta held in July 2016.

Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta

Our Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta (National Spring School) is held every year. The last Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta was held on 20 Nov - 22 Nov 2015 at Urban Camp, 10 Brens Dr, Parkville, Victoria.

Read about our most recent school. or Visit our photo gallery - See photos from Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta 2015


FestivalsComunn Gàidhlig Astràilia (The Scottish Gaelic Association of Australia) is a non-profit organisation which supports the language and culture of Scottish Gaels in Australia. We welcome contact from anyone with an interest in these subjects.

Our members include native speakers and learners. Although we are based in Sydney, we have members all over Australia and overseas. We produce a quarterly journal (An Teachdaire Gaidhealach) which is sent to all members, and we organise gatherings, events and occasional classes.

Translation Service

Due to the volume of requests, we are unable to offer a translation service. Please see the Links page for details of email lists and other websites where you can ask for help with translations.

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Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta

Our Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta (National Winter School) is held periodically. The next Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta will be held on July 14 - 16 2017 in Cromwell College, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland. Download our flyer or visit our Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta 2017 page for more information and bookings. Read the report of the last Sgoil Gheamhraidh Nàiseanta held in July 2016.

National Spring School

Our Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta (National Spring School) is held every year. The last Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta was held on 20 Nov - 22 Nov 2015 at Urban Camp, 10 Brens Dr, Parkville, Victoria.

Read about our most recent school. or Visit our photo gallery - See photos from Sgoil-Earraich Nàiseanta 2015


The Gobaireachd Orient Hotel Sydney

Angus McLeod and Scott Morrison (An Comunn Gàidhlig Ameriga) at the Gobaireachd, Orient Hotel, Sydney.

Gobaireachd
Angus McLeod and Scott Morrison
Scott lives in Maryland near Baltimore, and has has been studying Gaelic for over 12 years in the US and at Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Scott was visiting Australia and we took the opportunity to have a special Gobaireachd session for him.

Scott has four children who he has been teaching Gaelic to since he started learning. An accomplished musician, Mr. Morrison teaches percussion and Celtic Traditional music. In particular, he teaches the Bodhràn, the Tin Whistle, the Bones, and the Spoons. Scott also sings many Gaelic songs (learned from Gillebride) and won the men’s traditional singing contest in the US National Mòd in 2011. Mr. Morrison has also won numerous awards at previous Mòds for Gaelic poetry writing, poetry recitation, and story telling including the coveted Argyll Cup for outstanding scholarship three times. We are working with Coisir Ghàidhlig Astràilianach to find an Australian Gaelic song to add to his repertoire.


Sgoil 2017 - 14th to 16th July, Cromwell College University of Queensland

Sgoil 2017We had an excellent rollup this year, with 20 attendees over the weekend. This year we had more attendees from Queensland, including some completely new to CGA. These included one advanced learner who had just returrned from Sabhal Mor Ostaig in Skye who had lots to tell us, anns a’Ghàidhlig. Due to illness we were short of teachers this year, but Seonaidh delivered a program with Ruaraidh and Alasdair’s support that was very successful. The AGM was held on the Saturday night before a joyful Ceilidh. It was particularly impressive to hear beginners singing confidently.

May 2017 Cearcall Granville Diggers Club

CearcallWe’re getting a good rollup in the basement of the Diggers club on the Second Saturday of each month. Here we are working through the Litir do Luchd Ionnsachaidh from the BBC, a Gaelic passage on topical subjects from Aussie expatriate Ruairidh MacIlleathan, with native speaker Angus McLeod’s invaluable assistance. Beginners use the Litir Bheag, a simplified, fully translated version.