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This Review contains major "Gaelic"- related terms, short phrases and links grouped together in the form of Encyclopedia article.
- Gaelic is a Celtic language, like Irish, Scots is a Germanic language like English.
- Gaelic is an integral part of Scotland's identity and a vital part of the community life and culture in the Highlands and Islands.
- Gaelic was rarely used as a written language in medieval Scotland, so we will also discuss written forms of your name in other languages.
- Gaelic is going through changes and it is fair to ask if these changes mean growth or death for the language.
- Old Gaelic, the precursor to both Modern Irish and Scottish Gaelic, was written in a carved writing called Ogham.
- The harp, and specifically the Cláirseach (or Gaelic harp), has long been Ireland 's heraldic emblem.
- The town was then populated by Phrygians and Celts—the Galatians who spoke a language closely related to Welsh and Gaelic.
- Ayrshire (Siorrachd Inbhir Àir in Scottish Gaelic) is a traditional county in south-west Scotland, located on the shores of the Firth of Clyde.
- The historic county of Aberdeenshire (Siorrachd Obar Dheathain in Gaelic) was until 1975 a county of Scotland.
- Ireland is famous for its contributions to world literature (see Gaelic Literature; Irish Literature).
- Gaelic sports consist of hurling, camogie, and Gaelic football, as well as handball and shinty.
- In the history of Ireland, Gaelic sports were connected with cultural nationalism.
- Football and Gaelic sanctioned by the AFL and GAA.
- The City reflects the Gaelic origins of its name by playing host to a new American shinty club, Dunedin Camanachd.
- The word itself is of Gaelic origin, from the Middle Irish word "triubhas" (close-fitting shorts).
- Similarly, Scottish Gaelic speakers find offensive the use of the obsolete word Erse (from Erisch, "Irish") to refer to their language.
- Island English is the variety spoken as a second language by native Gaelic speakers in the Outer Hebrides.
- Native Gaelic speakers who have spent extended periods outside the Highlands and acquired some other variety of English.
- Thurso (from Old Norse, meaning 'Bull's water') (Inbhir Theòrsa in Scottish Gaelic) is a town and a burgh on the north coast of Scotland.
- A successful hurling and gaelic football star, Jack Lynch (full name: John Mary Lynch) (1917-1999) was the fourth Taoiseach of the Republic of Ireland.
- Most communities in the Outer Hebrides use the Scottish Gaelic language.
- Various other languages, which are not closely related, have been heavily influenced by Norse, particularly the Norman dialects and Scottish Gaelic language.
- Until its decline in the 19th cent., the Scottish Gaelic language was the core of Highland culture.
- Perth (Scottish Gaelic: Peairt) is a town and former royal burgh in central Scotland.
- The Royal Burgh of Ayr (Scottish Gaelic, Inbhir Àir) in the south-west of Scotland is a burgh situated on the Firth of Clyde.
- Footnotes ^ Ordnance Survey grid reference for Thurso: ND116683 ^ The Scottish Gaelic name is a translation which assumes the town is named for the river.
- Dublin also became the center of a Gaelic renaissance: the Gaelic League was founded there in 1893, and the Abbey Theatre began producing Irish plays.
- Caithness (Gallaibh in Gaelic) is a traditional county and former administrative county within the Highland area of Scotland.
- The Scottish Gaelic name for Caithness, however, is Gallaibh, meaning among the Strangers (i.e.
- Angus (Aonghas in Gaelic) is one of the 32 local government council areas of Scotland, a registration county and a lieutenancy area.
- East Lothian (Lodainn an Ear in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council areas in Scotland, and a Lieutenancy Area.
- Occasionally an approximation to its gaelic name "Éire" will be used in an English language context to distinguish it from Northern Ireland.
- The Gaelic Games of hurling and football are also the most popular spectator sports in Ireland; 1,962,769 people attended GAA games in 2003.
- Even at the height of his career, Lynch had come to be regarded as one of the all-time greats of Gaelic games.
- In a number of respects the island operates officially as a single entity, for example, in Gaelic games, rugby, and certain other sports.
- The most common class of Gaelic surnames are, of course, those beginning with mac (Gaelic for son), such as MacGillEathain (MacLean).
- By the beginning of the 21st century, the number of native Gaelic speakers had fallen to well below 1,000.
- Often wrongly confused as a variation of Gaelic Football, it is actually a unique game all of it's own and a vast improvement over all others.
- The school also provides nursery and childcare for the Gaelic community in the city.
- There is no hope for Gaelic in Scotland unless we get "Gaelic only" schools for those who want to be brought up with Gaelic.
- They should allow schools to teach gaelic if thats what the locals want.
- Gaelic culture is alive and the Gaelic language is still spoken in the homes at the western end of the peninsula.
- This small pub near the Museum of Scotland is a landmark for Scottish and Gaelic culture.
- Am Braighe A newspaper (primarily in English) that intends to be a meeting place for Gaels and anyone interested in Scottish Gaelic language and culture.
- Pearse became interested in the heritage and history of Ireland at a very early age and joined the Gaelic League when 21 years old.
- The majority of those bearing the name are of Gaelic origin, but many Irish Boyles have separate, Norman origins.
- An Act to enable local authorities in Scotland to take Gaelic names; and for connected purposes.
- Topics include Python, other programming languages, Gaelic, Science Fiction, podcasting and audio books.
- Gaelic Wolf Scouting Pages - Topics include: Cell phones in the woods, ADD, hypothermia, dealing with death, first aid, game, and activities.
- The majority of current Irish people believe themselves to be descended from Gaelic peoples living in Ireland prior to the Viking and Norman settlements.
- After the Milesian (Gaelic) conquest the High Kingship is contested for centuries between the descendants of Eber Finn and Érimón, sons of Míl Espáine.
- Mam means "female breast " in Irish Gaelic and "mother" in Welsh.
- The Church of Scotland (CofS; Scottish Gaelic:), known informally by its pre-Union Scots name, The Kirk, is the national church of Scotland.
- The relationship between the Church and Gaelic has not always been an easy one.
- Torrin, or Na Torran to use its Gaelic name, is a picturesque crofting community nestling near the head of Loch Slapin, a narrow sea loch in southwest Skye.
- The population of Caithness in 1891 was 33,177, and in 1901, 33,870, of whom twenty-four persons spoke Gaelic only, and 2876 Gaelic and English.
- Slightly more than 1% of the population are native Gaelic speakers, a Celtic language similar to Irish.
- The 19th century "clearances" led to significant reductions in population and the end of the Gaelic language and way of life.
- The name "Kingussie" comes from the Gaelic, "Ceann a' Ghiuthsaich" which means "Head of the Pines".
- WHISKEY The Irish invented it and in Gaelic, it means "the water of life".
- Though a folk etymology derives the English word "bonfire" from these "bone fires," the Gaelic has no such parallel.
- I haven't said anything about the British languages Welch, Erse and Gaelic.
- Many youngsters dont know their history, if learning gaelic could somehow become "cool" I think that would do more than anything to save the language.
- There are many references to Gaelic (Welsh) and Hebrew speakers who claimed to be able to communicate with the North American natives in their mother tongue.
- The name Ross allegedly derives from a Gaelic word meaning a headland - perhaps a reference to the Black Isle.
- As " Seonaidh," which is Gaelic "Johnny," it may also be a reference to one of St. John and an invocation of him.
- Historically, Gaelic has not received the same degree of official recognition from the UK Government as Welsh.
- The other national languages of the UK (Welsh, Irish, Scots and Scottish Gaelic) are confined to their respective nations, except Welsh to some degree.
- Tele-G is the only Gaelic language service, broadcasting UK wide on the Freeview platform every night between 6pm and 7pm on Channel 8.
- Tele-G is the only Gaelic language, broadcasting UK wide on the Freeview platform every night between 6pm and 7pm on Channel 8.
- Donegal is the centre of the north-west Gaeltacht, a region where Gaelic is the first language and where the traditional culture is promoted.
- Maud (Gaelic: Am Mòd) is a small town in the Buchan area of the Scottish county of Aberdeenshire.
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