Larach eile - Links


Gaelic/Scottish/Celtic sites

Australian Gaelic Singers (Sydney)
Australian Institute of Celtic Studies
Celtic Council of Australia
Celtic Southern Cross
Cornish and Celtic links
Cumann Gaeilge na hAstráile
Eilean Mor
Gaelic Dream
Scottish Australian Heritage Council
Scottish Banner (Newspaper)
Scottish Gaelic Society of Victoria
Scottish Fiddlers
The Shieling
Victorian Gaelic Choir (Melbourne)
Scottish House

Highland Gatherings/Celtic festivals

Aberdeen (NSW) Hunter Valley, NSW
Bundanoon is Brigadoon (NSW) Southern Highlands, NSW
Glen Innes Australian Celtic Festival Glen Innes (NSW) is famous for its 'standing stones'
National Celtic Folk Festival Portarlington, Victoria
National Folk Festival, Canberra


Abbey's Language Book Centre Excellent source of Gaelic books (Sydney)
Foreign Language Bookshop Teach-yourself Gaelic books and tapes (Melbourne)

Scottish shops

A Little Piece of Scotland
St Kilda Retail (formerly All Things Tartan)
Highland House
Scottish Accessories Shoppe

New Zealand

HaggisHaggis Hatchery Scottish smallgoods manufacturer
McPhee's Celtic Centre Wellington
Mitchells Kilt Hire Hamilton
Waipu Caledonian Society Organiser of Highland Games
Scots Corner Hamilton NZ
Scottish Shop Dunedin



Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Gaelic College on the Isle of Skye
BBC Alba BBC Scotland's Gaelic service
Gaelic Scotland All things Gaelic in Scotland
Comunn na Gàidhlig (CnaG) Gaelic development agency
An Comunn Gàidhealach Highland Association, organiser of the Mod
Clì Gàidhlig Gaelic Learners' Association
Litir do Luchd Ionnsachaidh Letter for Gaelic Learners
An Litir Bheag A simpler form of An Litir, for beginners.
Proiseact nan Ealan Gaelic arts agency
Colm Cille The Columba Initiative
Pearl Project School of Scottish Studies' audio archives
Pàrlamaid na h-Alba Scottish Parliament in Gaelic
Faclair na Pàrlamaid Dictionary of parliamentary terms
Am Baile Online Gaelic "village"
Fèisean nan Gàidheal Gaelic Arts Youth Tuition festivals
Beathag Glasgow-based language, music and drama tutor
Tobar an Dualchais Preserving 18,000 hours of Gaelic and Scots recordings
Ur-Sgeul A Facebook website supporting new Gaelic literature. Language, culture and events
Bord na Gaidhlig Scottish Statutary body
Pàrlamaid na h-Alba Scottish Parliament
Faclair na Pàrlamaid Scottish Parliament English - Gaelic dictionary
Tobar an Dualchais Online sound archive
Learn Gaelic Gaelic learning for all levels
ClannGàidhlig Promoting and developing Gaelic in West Central Scotland
Carmichael Watson Project Papers of the pioneering folklorist Alexander Carmichael (1832-1912)

Highlands and Islands

Comhairle na Gaidhealtachd The Highland Council
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Council of the Western Isles
Highlands & Islands Enterprise
University of the Highlands and Islands: Prospectus - Gaelic | Prospectus - English
Culture Hebrides
The North Harris Trust
Seallam! and Co Leis Thu? Visitor centre and genealogy service in Harris
The Hebridean Trust
Uist Online
St Kilda
The John Muir Trust Quality Scottish gifts and Gaelic translation service
Kenneth Robertson Photography Archive Photographs of South Uist and Eriskay by Dr. Kenneth Robertson


Visit Scotland
Highlands of Scotland Tourist Board
Visit Hebrides
Guide to the Isle of Skye
The Road to the Isles With information on the Small Isles
The West Highland Way
Walking and hiking holidays in Scotland
Caledonian MacBrayne ferries Timetables and bookings for ferries to the Islands
Boating and sailing-West Coast Information about sailing around the Hebrides
More Gaelic accommodation
Gearrannan Black house village in Lewis
Highland Folk Museum Kingussie and Newtonmore
Taigh Chearsabhagh Museum/arts centre in Lochmaddy, N. Uist
Taigh Dhonnchaidh Language/music centre in Ness, Lewis
An Lanntair Arts centre/café in Stornoway
Ionad Chaluim Chille Ile A centre for Gaelic language, heritage, culture

Newspapers with Gaelic content

Scotland on Sunday
The Scotsman Online
The Oban Times
Stornoway Gazette
West Highland Free Press
Inverness Courier
Isle of Tiree newsletter

Gaelic societies

UK, Australia and New Zealand

An Comunn Gàidhealach Highland Association, organiser of the Mod
Clì Gàidhlig Society for Gaelic Learners
Comunn Gàidhlig Inbhir Nis The Gaelic Society of Inverness
Comunn Gàidhlig Lunnainn The Gaelic Society of London
Scottish Gaelic Society of Victoria Victoria, Australia
Auckland Gaelic Society Auckland Gaelic Society
Highland and Gaelic Society Otago University, Dunedin
Comunn Gaidhealach Wellington (Wellington Gaelic Club)
Wanganui Gaelic Learners' Group - Contact Margaret McGuire
Christchurch - contact Ritchie Mein

USA and Canada

An Comunn Gaidhealach Ameireaga Gaelic Society of America
Comhairle na Gàidhlig, Alba Nuadh Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia
Gaelic Learners Association, Bay Area Based in Lafayette, California
Slighe nan Gaidheal Seattle's Gaelic language and cultural society

Gaelic radio,TV and Film


Gaelic radio (BBC Scotland)
(Listen to Radio Nan Gaidheal)


Gaelic TV (BBC Scotland)
TeleG Digital Gaelic TV in Scotland (Channel 8)


Seachd: The Inaccessible Pinnacle Official site
Film Hebrides

Gaelic book companies

Comhairle nan Leabhraichean Gaelic Books Council - major supplier of Gaelic materials
Cànan Gaelic books/materials; producer of Speaking our Language
Books from Scotland Online resource and bookshop
The Island Book Trust A historical books project in the Hebrides.
Acair Gaelic publisher, Stornoway
Sìol Cultural Enterprises North American distributor for Cànan and Acair

Gaelic Music (a selection)

Singers and groups

Ishbel MacAskill
Sgioba Luaidh Inbhirchluaidh
Margaret Stewart
Peatbog Faeries

Music sites

BBC Scotland: Celtic Roots
The Royal National Mod

Music suppliers

Canasg Music Publishing
Gateway to Scotland's music
Green Linnet
Greentrax Recordings
MacMeanmna Records
Music Scotland (with MP3)
Temple Records

Music summer schools

Ceolas Summer School


Hebridean Celtic Festival

Learning & grammar

Teach yourself

Sabhal Mór Ostaig Gaelic College on the Isle of Skye
Beag air Bheag BBC Alba's online course for beginners
Litir do Luchd Ionnsachaidh Ruairidh MacIlleathain's letter for Learners
An Litir Bheag A simpler form of An Litir, designed for beginners
Gaelic dictionaries online
Akerbeltz Gaelic teaching and learning resources
Storlann Teaching materials/discussion forum
TAIC Online grammar lessons
Colin and Cumberland An amusing and educational children's online game in Gàidhlig
Am Baile - Fun and Games A Gaelic website for children that adult learners will find helpful
Colin Mark's Tip of the Week Colin Mark wrote the definitive book on Gaelic verbs and is the author of the new Gaelic dictionary
Linguashop Online languages shop
Rory Mor's list of learning resources

Correspondence and residential courses

Sabhal Mòr Ostaig Gaelic College on the Isle of Skye
Colaisde a' Chaisteil Lews Castle College, Stornoway
Short courses in Scotland Gaelic Scotland's list of short courses
Gaelic College (Nova Scotia)

Other sites with Gaelic information/links

Silicon Glen
Gaelic and Gaelic Culture
Donald Macdonald's Gaelic Pages
Rampant Scotland
Craig Cockburn's site
Useful Gaelic sayings

Celtic Studies courses

Univ.Edinburgh (Celtic studies)
Univ.Edinburgh (School of Scottish Studies)

For Children

Tofaidh Amazon has a small collection of children's books in Gaelic. Use search term "Gaelic" in the childrens books section.
Scottish Book Trust Gaelic Bookbug packs
Acair Books

Other sites of interest

Internet mailing lists Gaelic4U and Gaidhlig-B
Gaelic for parents Some basic expressions in Gaelic
Schottisch-Gaelisch Scottish Gaelic in Germany
Gaelic in Hungary
Scottish Natural Heritage Select "Gaelic" from the top right corner
Gaelic Careers in Scotland
Root out of Dry Ground
An Leabhar Mòr The Great Book of Gaelic
Celtic myths
Raidiò na Gaeltachta
Australian Scottish Heritage