5 episodes

Welcome to our first ever podcast series!

In this podcast, we will talk about lots of different aspects of Celtic Studies, and about the Celtic languages and cultures. Our different guests will discuss their interests, passions and projects in English, Irish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Cornish, or Breton.
We hope you enjoy!

You can contact us & learn more on Twitter (@CelticStudents) & Facebook.

For information about our annual conference to be held online on 15-18 October, go to celticstudentsconference.org

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Welcome to our first ever podcast series!

In this podcast, we will talk about lots of different aspects of Celtic Studies, and about the Celtic languages and cultures. Our different guests will discuss their interests, passions and projects in English, Irish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Cornish, or Breton.
We hope you enjoy!

You can contact us & learn more on Twitter (@CelticStudents) & Facebook.

For information about our annual conference to be held online on 15-18 October, go to celticstudentsconference.org

    A’ soillseachadh an deasbaid: Beachdan mu Ghàidhlig ann an cunnart bho dithis eileanaich (Illuminating the debate: Two islanders’ perspectives on the dangers ahead for Scottish Gàidhlig)

    A’ soillseachadh an deasbaid: Beachdan mu Ghàidhlig ann an cunnart bho dithis eileanaich (Illuminating the debate: Two islanders’ perspectives on the dangers ahead for Scottish Gàidhlig)

    [Gàidhlig] Sa phod-chraoladh a tha seo cluinnear dithis bhoireannaich bhon Eilean Leòdhais, Jane NicLeòid agus Magaidh Nic a’ Ghobhainn ’s iad ag innse gu Déirdre Ní Mhathúna carson a tha a’ Ghàidhlig cho prìseil dhaibh, ciamar a ràinig an cànan agus an cultar ìre cho cugallach anns na h-eileanan agus dè ghabhas dèanamh airson an sàbhaladh. Tha beachdan làidir aca mun leabhar ùr, Gaelic Crisis in the Vernacular Community (Soillse, 2020) a bhios inntinneach do sgoilearan agus oileanaich, an dà chuid.

    Tha am pod-chraoladh seo sa Ghàidhlig. 

    Òstag: Déirdre Ní Mhathúna

    Aoighean: Jane Nic Leòid agus Magaidh Nic a' Ghobhainn

    [English] In this podcast we hear two Lewis women, Jane NicLeòid and Magaidh Nic a’ Ghobhainn describe to Déirdre Ní Mhathúna just how important Gaelic is in their everyday lives, how the language and culture come to be at such a fragile point and what might be done to save them. Jane and Magaidh have strong opinions about the newly published book, Gaelic Crisis in the Vernacular Community (Soillse, 2020) that will be of interest to both scholars and students.

    This podcast is in Scottish Gaelic.

    Host: Déirdre Ní Mhathúna

    Guests: Jane NicLeòid and Magaidh Nic a’ Ghobhainn

    • 41 min
    Bunscoill Ghaelgagh & the Manx-speaking community

    Bunscoill Ghaelgagh & the Manx-speaking community

    In this episode, Nina Cnockaert-Guillou is talking to Nicola Tooms and David Kilgallon from the Isle of Man, who both have children at Bunscoill Ghaelgagh, the only Manx-medium school in the world. They explain the origins of their love of the Manx language and culture, and talk about raising their children in a bilingual environment, language revitalisation and how they are using Manx in many different ways! 



    Here are some links if you want to follow up on our discussion:

    Bunscoill Ghaelgagh website.

    A short biography of revivalist Mona Douglas.

    The dance group Matilda and Aalish are part of is called Skeddan Jiarg.

    An article regarding the UNESCO's classification of Manx as extinct.

    Culture Vannin website. They are also very active on Facebook and Twitter, as is the Learn Manx initiative!

    An article published after we recorded this episode about a potential future Manx-language secondary school.

    The Bunscoill's play "Mollyncroat" is available to listen here, with links to the lyrics and helpful tools to sing along!

    Manx National Heritage website.

    One of Skeddan Jiarg's performances at the Lorient Interceltic Festival.

    An article on the exchange between Bunscoill Ghaelgagh and a Gaelscoil in Ennis, co. Clare in Ireland.

    An article on the trip to Wales with the dance group Skeddan Jiarg.

    The Breton-Manx collaboration was between David Kilgallon, Lors Landat, Thomas Moisson and Mera Royle (link to the 2019 concert).



    This episode is in English.

    Host: Nina Cnockaert-Guillou 

    Guests: Nicola Tooms & David Kilgallon

    Celtic Students: Twitter — Facebook — Conference website (Online, 15-18 October 2020)

    • 37 min
    LADTA+ na Gaeilge

    LADTA+ na Gaeilge

    [Gaeilge] San eipeasód seo, pléann Stiofán Ó Briain agus Eoin McEvoy an pobal LADTA+ sa Ghaeilge, na dúshláin a bhíonn roimh phobail teanga dhifriúla maidir le cúrsaí LADTA+ agus na cosúlachtaí idir taithí daoine LADTA+ agus taithí cainteoirí mionteangacha, ar nós na Gaeilge.

    Féach ar na cruthadóirí agus na saothair thíos le tuilleadh a fhoghlaim faoin bpobal LADTA+ sa Ghaeilge agus i gcómhthéacsanna eile.

    An Queercal Comhrá
    Bród 2020
    Eoin’s article on Tbilisi Pride | Alt Eoin ar Bhród Tbilisi
    Ciara Ní É
    Gaylgeoiri
    TadhgOfficial
    TadhgArt
    Lauren Ní Chasaide
    Jill McMahon
    Paris is Burning
    Ru Paul’s Drag Race
    Alex Hijmans
    Micheál Ó Conghaile

    Cathal Ó Searcaigh
    Brian Lacey - Terrible Queer Creatures
    Barry McCrea - Languages of the Night 

    Le tuilleadh eolais a fháil faoinár gcomhdháil ar líne ar an 15 - 18 Deireadh Fómhair, téigh chuig ár meáin shóisialta nó chuig https://celticstudentsconference.org/.

    Tá an podchraoladh seo as Gaeilge. 

    Óstach: Stiofán Ó Briain
    Aoi: Eoin McEvoy

    [English] In this episode, Stiofán Ó Briain and Eoin McEvoy discuss the Irish-language LGBTQ+ community, issues different language communities face in relation to LGBTQ+ matters and the similarities between the experiences of LGBTQ+ people and speakers of minority languages, like Irish. 

    Check out the creators and the works above to find out more about the LGBTQ+ community in the Irish-language and in other contexts.

    For more information about our online conference on 15 - 18 October, go to our social media or to https://celticstudentsconference.org/.

    This episode is in Irish.

    Host: Stiofán Ó Briain

    Guest: Eoin McEvoy

    Celtic Students: Twitter — Facebook — Conference website (Online, 15-18 October 2020)

    • 58 min
    What is the Association of Celtic Students of Ireland and Britain?

    What is the Association of Celtic Students of Ireland and Britain?

    In this episode, the current chairperson of the Association of Celtic Students of Ireland and Britain (ACSIB for short), Adam Dahmer, chats with Déirdre Ní Mhathúna and Christopher Lewin, two founding members of ACSIB, about the origins of the Association, how it has grown in the past 8 years, Celtic Studies as a discipline and what is next for us in ACSIB. [Also briefly featuring Nina Cnockaert-Guillou, our current social media officer.]

    For more information about our online conference on 15-18 October, go to our social media or to https://celticstudentsconference.org. 

    This episode is in English.

    Host: Adam Dahmer

    Guests: Déirdre Ní Mhathúna, Christopher Lewin and Nina Cnockaert-Guillou

    Celtic Students: Twitter — Facebook — Conference website (Online, 15-18 October 2020)

    • 43 min
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    Welcome to our first ever podcast series! 

    In this podcast, we will talk about lots of different aspects of Celtic Studies, and about the Celtic languages and cultures. Our different guests will discuss their interests, passions and projects in English, Irish, Gaelic, Manx, Welsh, Cornish, or Breton.

    We hope you enjoy!

    The Association of Celtic Students of Ireland and Britain

    Twitter: @CelticStudents

    Facebook: Association of Celtic Students of Ireland and Britain 

    Conference: celticstudentsconference.org

    Email: celtic.students.assoc@gmail.com

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