Bringing together speakers of Scottish and Irish Gaelic
Colmcille is a partnership between Foras na Gaeilge in Ireland and Bòrd na Gàidhlig in Scotland: it fosters communication and collaboration between the Scottish Gaelic and Irish Gaelic language communities.
The aim of Colmcille is “to bring together speakers of Scottish and Irish Gaelic”.
Colmcille operates through grant schemes and through facilitating and initiating projects.
ST COLUMBA TRAIL
Follow the Slí Cholmcille to Ireland and Scotland to reveal the life and legends of this enduring figure.
Starting in December 2020, there will be a year-long commemoration marking the birth 1500 years ago of the 6th century St Colmcille or Columba. The saint and his rich legacy have shaped Ireland, Scotland and the north of England. The legacy continues to transcend borders and to inspire cooperation, not least in the Gaelic tradition of Scotland, Ireland and the Isle of Man.
Below is the latest news from Colmcille partners and projects. Send us any relevant news, images and videos for inclusion on the site.
Manuscript maker, Thomas Keyes, is seeking to collaborate with a Gaelic writer and apply for a Colmcille 1500 Legacy Award. More information here.
Duais Dìleab Chaluim Chille / The Colmcille Legacy Award, is a small national award scheme created in partnership by Bòrd na Gàidhlig and the Culture, Heritage and Arts Assembly, Argyll and Isles (CHARTS) to commemorate the life and cultural legacy…
Fàilte oirbh don chiad Cèilidh nan Gàidheal air loidhne far an coinnich luchd-labhairt na Gàidhlig is na Gaeilge air Zoom airson beagan ceòl, cainnt is craic fhaighinn còmhla ann an cànain nan Gàidheal. 09/09/20. 8f. Cleachd an ceangal seo airson…
The book “Columba – Faith of an Island Soldier” by Bruce Ritchie was published last year. Here is a short video about the work. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0fpEi40CoE