Thins and Waterstones bookshops (within 2 mins walk of WHS) have a pretty
good stock of gaelic books/material.
Other Gaelic activity? There's the Gaelic Society of Inverness .See
http://www.gsi.org.uk/ Approx 600 members from Inverness and worldwide. Sub
£12 pa. Free volume of transactions every 2 years or so. 12 meetings per
year. Hugh gaelic library in Inverness, free access to members and
matriculated students of Gaelic.
An Commun Gaidhealach, 109 Church Street. (Social events, Mods, Gaelic news
paper An Gaidheal Ur)
Highland Council - Morag MacCallum 01463 710203. (Playgroups, youth groups,
learners classes, conversation classes, gaelic learners days.)
Inverness College - Iain MacGillechiar. 01463 236681 Further education
Commun na Gaidhlig 5 Mitchells Lane. Tel 01463 234138. (Gaelic Development
Thousands of native Gaelic speakers in town if you make personal contact
with them e.g. taking the above as a starting point.
Camans are best bought direct from the maker - Mr E J Sloggie, Fort Augustus
(not far from Inverness) tel 01320 366795.
Inverness Shinty club meets regularly at the Bught Park. See
http://shinty.com/ Gaelic speakers there too, not least Hugh Dan MacLennan,
Secry of GSI above.
So I'd say there's more going on than a brief visit to WH Smith or Safeways
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bell, Raymond [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Saturday, April 21, 2001 10:05 AM
> Subject: Beagan air Inbhir Nis
> Far am bidh faclairean CUimreis 'sa WH SMiths (chan eil faclairean
> ann). Far am bidh "squid ink" air reic. Agus nach fhaigh thu caman. A
> dh'aindeoin sin, bha mi toilichte ri leughadh na sionaichean Gaidhlig aig
> Inverness where Welsh dictionaries are in WH Smiths (there's no Gaidhlig
> dictionaries in there). Inverness where Squid Ink is sold. And you can't
> a caman. (shinty stick.) Despite this, I was pleased to read the Scottish
> language signs at Safeways...
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