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“An t-Inneal Espresso”: A New Gaelic Film from Nova Scotia

“An t-Inneal Espresso”: A New Gaelic Film from Nova Scotia

Ealasaid loaned her expensive espresso machine to Ailig’s girlfriend Una… but she now needs it back. Unfortunately, Ailig and Una broke up, so Ealasaid must get them back together or never get a taste of that heavenly coffee again. I interview Iain MacLeod, former writer on the “Trailer Park Boys” and director of the new Gaelic short film “An t-Inneal Espresso” (The Espresso Machine), made in Nova Scotia.

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How to Use Scottish Gaelic in Your Novel, Part 2: An Example

How to Use Scottish Gaelic in Your Novel, Part 2: An Example

Continuing on from last month, Gaelic.co brings you more advice for authors on how to use Gaelic in a novel, with guest writer Iona Datt Sharma! A Gaelic learner and published science fiction author currently working on a new novel, Iona provides an example of one way to incorporate Gaelic into English-language fiction writing.

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A Gaelic Proverb about Love: Mairidh Gaol is Ceòl

A Gaelic Proverb about Love: Mairidh Gaol is Ceòl

Let’s talk about love. Specifically, one of the most well-known Scottish Gaelic proverbs: “Thig crìoch air an t-saoghal, ach mairidh gaol is ceòl” (The world will end, but love and music will endure). We’ll explore its context, how it’s been used in Gaelic art, how to hear the poetry in it, and how to pronounce it.

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