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THE GAELIC SOCIETY'S PROGRAMME OF TALKS THIS YEAR

The Society's programme of talks in 2018/19 has again covered  a wide range of topics:

*   The Diary of Fr Allan MacDonald of Eriskay

*   The Harris Tweed industry at the present time

*   The Slave Trade and the Highlands

*   The ‘reiteach’ - a traditional betrothal ceremony

*    The history of Highland hospitals

*   The Iolaire disaster 

*   Inverness in 1715 and the Jacobite Rising.

There is one more talk to go.  On Friday March 29th Chris Rendell        will give a talk on 'Planned villages in the Highlands, 1730-1830'              in Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.

All the talks will feature in volume 69 of the Society’s Transactions,     which is due out in summer 2020..


Picture (right): The ‘planned village’ of Kingussie.


 

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 we...

  • arrange series of talks on Highland history and Gaelic culture

  • publish a volume of Transactions every two years 

  • organise an annual memorial service at Culloden Battlefield

  • organise an annual showcase of Gaelic music and song

  • take part, with others, in campaigns relating to our core interests

  • support projects commemorating eminent individuals and events.

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LINKS TO HELP YOU FIND YOUR WAY ROUND THE GSI WEBSITE

To support the work of the Gaelic Society by becoming a member,   click here.  All Members get a copy of our Transactions.
     
For a short history of the Gaelic Society, click on Eachdraidh.          

Back copies of some of our Transactions are available for sale through our online ShopSee the list of Contents at the foot of this page.

For updated versions of the indexes to the Transactions, go to Archive/Transactions above and choose the appropriate link.



2018/19 SYLLABUS


                         

 

 

 

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