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 The picture shows a modern, small-scale re-enactment of a historical Badenoch cattle drove, the subject of a paper by David Taylor in the latest volume of the society's Transactions.

The picture shows a modern, small-scale re-enactment of a historical Badenoch cattle drove, the subject of a paper by David Taylor in the latest volume of the society's Transactions.

The latest volume of our Transactions (no. 68) is currently being distributed to members and is also available for sale through our online Shop.

Topics covered in Volume 68:                                                                               
Bilingual life after school (Gaelic medium education); The Dewar Report on Highland health provision, 1912;  Does crofting have a future?;  Religion in 20th century Gaelic poetry;              The Badenoch drovers; The Appin Murder - Jacobite Assassins or Campbell Killer?;  The radical Gaelic politics of John Murdoch; The life of Màiri Mhòr, blending fact and fiction;    A Tour to the Ebudae – 1774; Dùghall Bochanan; Bàrdachd a’ Chogaidh Mhòir; Vocabulary and heritage associated with our native flora.

Back copies of some Volumes are available for sale through our online shop.                              
For a list of their contents, see below..


 

About Us

The Gaelic Society of Inverness was established in 1871 for the purpose of “cultivating the language, poetry and music of the Scottish Highlands and generally furthering the interests of the Gaelic-speaking people”.  Currently it ...

  • arranges an annual series of talks on Highland history and Gaelic culture

  • publishes the talks every two years as the Transactions of the Gaelic Society

  • organises an annual memorial service at Culloden Battlefield

  • produces an annual showcase of Gaelic music and song

  • runs an escorted coach trip and a dinner

  • takes part, with others, in campaigns relating to its core interests

  • supports projects commemorating eminent individuals and events.

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 History

A new history of the Gaelic Society can be accessed by clicking on History.

John Murdoch (pictured)              was a co-founder of the Gaelic Society.  A paper on his life and work appears in the recently published Vol. 68 of the Society's Transactions

NEXT MEETING

The first meeting of our new session is in Eden Court (SGL Room) on Friday September 14th at 7.30pm,  when Alasdair Roberts will give a talk on ‘Fr Allan MacDonald's Eriskay Diary’.  All welcome.

 Culloden Anniversary Service 2018

Culloden Anniversary Service 2018



2017/18 SYLLABUS


                         

 

 

 

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