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SCOTLAND WEEK ON BLAS


Pic: Scotland WeekBí linn ar Blas do SEACHTAIN NA hALBAIN, seachtain spesialta de chláracha ag céiliúradh an nasc idir Albain agus Tuaisceart na hÉireann - ó cheol, spóirt agus teanga, go náisiúnachas, cultúr agus féiniúlacht.

Join us on Blas for SCOTLAND WEEK. A very special week of programmes exploring and celebrating the links between Scotland and the North of Ireland, from music, sport and language to nationalism, culture and identity.

For one week only, Blas comes to you in English.

 

Pic: Brian Wilson

BRIAN WILSON
On St. Andrew's Day, Eoghan Ó Néill discusses the issues of Scottish identity with former Cabinet minister Brian Wilson. Anseo…>

   
Pic: Julie Fowlis

JULIE FOWLIS
Scottish songstress Julie Fowlis from North Uist in the Outer Hebrides has earned herself a BBC Radio 2 Folk Award nomination for 2006. She joins BLAS for a chat. Anseo…>

   
Pic: An Ghaeltacht

IRISH LANGUAGE ACT
Belfast recently hosted a day-long conference debating an Irish Language Act for Northern Ireland, but what difference will legislation make to Irish speakers in the North? Anseo…>

   
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GAELIC MEDIA
Aodhán Mac Póilín and Lynette Fay compare Gaelic-medium media provision in Scotland to that of the Irish language here. Anseo…>

   
Pic: Map of Donegal and Northern Ireland

CLANN MHIC GRIANNA
Clann Mhic Grianna emigrated from Scotland to Ireland. They share their tale of leaving loved ones, moving to a new country and mastering a new language. Anseo…>

   
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CEILTIGH GHLASCHÚ
Conall Ó Dubhthaigh is recognised as an authority on the history of Glasgow Celtic Football Club. He takes us on a personal journey from the origins of the famous club through to his hopes for a bright future…>

   
Pic: Port Ellen, Island of Islay

ISLAY
With its location just 23 miles out from the Co. Antrim coast, it is easy to see why the island of Islay has since ancient times been a stepping stone between Scotland and the north of Ireland. Domhnall Angaidh Mac Illinnein elaborates..>

   
Scotland Week

SHARED HERITAGE

To kick off Scotland Week on Blas, Lynette Fay discusses the cultural links between Ireland and Scotland with two experts on the subject: Iain Mac Phersain and Róise Ní Bhaoill.
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Céara Ní Choinn

VIDEO: Saoire Cheilteach SRL

Watch clips from the BBC 2 series SRL as Céara Ní Choinn takes off on our Saoire Cheilteach - Celtic Journeys.

Tugann Céara Ní Choinn cuairt ar Ghlaschú - Glasgow


Tugann Céara cuairt ar Oileán Íle na hAlbain - Islay

 

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