The Ogham Alphabet

The Ogham Alphabet

The Ogham writing system is a topic that comes up occasionally in connection with Gaelic and Irish tattoos, so I want to share some information about what Ogham is, how it’s related to Gaelic, and what you have to watch out for if you’re going to use it in a Gaelic or...
10 Gorgeous Gaelic Voices

10 Gorgeous Gaelic Voices

This post contains affiliate links. When I was 19, a Gaelic song changed my life forever. I heard “’S Fliuch an Oidhche” by Catherine-Ann MacPhee on the Thistle and Shamrock radio program. My immediate reaction was: What is this language? It’s the most beautiful...
The Gaelic Family?

The Gaelic Family?

As I write this, it’s World Communion Sunday. My church, the United Church of Canada, observes this ecumenical celebration which originated with a Presbyterian church in Pittsburgh, Pennyslvania, USA. How does this relate to Gaelic? Bear with me. The Bible reading and...