Category Archives: National Events

Weekend Away in Perthshire with Margaret Bennett

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Scots Gaelic Day Glenkens April 2017

Bha an là chòrd gu-mòr riunn, agus ‘s e tachartas soirbheachail a bh’ann.
It was a very enjoyable day, and a successful event.

Thanks to Margaret Bennett, Ted Cowan and Nicola Black for wonderful speeches and teaching;  thanks to all who attended and to the Catstrand for hosting us.

Here is the Gaelic Place names leaflet for the Glenkens if you would like one:

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Suipear Burns


Scots Gaelic day Glenkens Saturday 8th April 2017


National Award Winners!

Gàidhlig Dumgal have won Scotland’s Learning Partnership – Adult Learners Impact Award 2015 for Inspiring Learning.

The category in which we were successful focuses on promoting community based learning opportunities successfully, reaching different audiences in the local community with innovative learning opportunities and taking a leading role in developing community based learning opportunities.

Committee member and long-time Song Class stalwart John MacDonald will receive the award from Joan McAlpine MSP at Rona Hope’s Eastriggs class on 16th February.

The Eastriggs class is just one the regular classes run by Gàidhlig Dumgal for Gaelic learning across the region.  Others take place in Dumfries, Gatehouse-of-Fleet and Langholm to support learners from beginners through to later Intermediate.IMG_0133IMG_0132