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.
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Below is the latest news from Colmcille partners and projects. Send us any relevant news, images and videos for inclusion on the site.
In the film we discover how, through the singing of the Gaelic psalms the people of Lochs keep the spirit of the Celtic Church alive to this day. The film takes inspiration from the amazing story of the traditional sailing…
Today in the Isle of Man, is the feastday of Columb Killey or Colm Cille, and celebrations take place in the parish of Arbory. Composer and educationalist Aalin Clague has made a special composition Y Folliaght (the secret) to lyrics…
Colmcille and the poets In the year 575 the High King of Ireland Aodh Mac Ainmire invited dignitaries to attend an important gathering in Droim Ceat, county Derry. Among the topics up for discission was the question of what should…
Bòrd na Gàidhlig (BnG) are pleased to announce that they are awarding £88,880 to 10 projects in Scotland and 3 Irish Gaelic learners through their Colmcille funding scheme. Colmcille is a partnership between Foras na Gaeilge in Ireland and Bòrd na Gàidhlig…