LISA MCDONALD wrote:
> My lovely partner volunteered me to recite Gaelic poetry for Burns
> night. My graduate work was in medieval lit, and I can recite a couple
> of Old Irish poems-thus perhaps he was confused. But I am a beginner
> in Scottish Gaelic, my g-grandmother's first language, and I am hoping
> for some direction. Ideally, I would like to find some recorded poetry
> so I can work on my pronunciation. There will be people there who have
> better Gaelic than I
> Just curious as to why Gaelic poetry was to be recited at a Burns
> night - rather than his own poetry? Even though I've done Burns in
> Gaelic myself and am currently involved in 'Burns and the Gaels' for
> Celtic Connections here in Glasgow next month - it is a bit of a
> minority interest!
> C' àite a bheil sibh? Where are you?
> Le gach deagh dhùrachd,
> Thanks for any suggestions or ideas! -Liza McDonald
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