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Picture: A headshot of Donald MacKay, a newly appointed member to Bòrd na Gàidhlig's Board.

New Board Member Appointed to Bòrd na Gàidhlig

The Cabinet Secretary for Education and Skills, Ms Somerville, today announced (26 May 2021) the appointment of Donald MacKay as a Member of Bòrd na Gàidhlig. MEMBER Donald MacKay was born and raised on the Isle of Lewis as a native Gaelic speaker. After training as a Mechanical Engineer and entering the oil and gas […]

28/05/2021

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Picture: A headshot of Professor Ken MacKinnon.

Professor Ken MacKinnon

Bòrd na Gàidhlig are sorry to hear of the passing of Professor Ken MacKinnon at the age of 88. Kenneth was on the board of Bòrd na Gàidhlig (Scotland) between 2003 and 2006.  In February 2006, when Bòrd na Gàidhlig was established under the Gaelic Language Act (Scotland) 2005, Ken continued as a Member of […]

25/05/2021

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Picture: A stake of printed copies of the National Gaelic Language Plan 2018-23 on a desk. Text reads 'Public Meeting: National Gaelic Language Plan 2023-28.

Consultation on the future of Gaelic development

Bòrd na Gàidhlig launches consultation on the future of Gaelic development Bòrd na Gàidhlig is inviting communities to join them in building the next National Gaelic Language Plan as it launches a series of public meetings. The public body will hold five National Plan sessions throughout June, with the primary aim of gathering further feedback […]

24/05/2021

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