Projects - Community & Social Development

Slí Cholmcille

Slí Cholmcille

Slí Cholmcille - the St Columba Trial is a visitor and heritage trail which links sites in Ireland and Scotland which are associate with St Colmcille or Columba.It can be followed online, or it is possible to download maps and to follow it on the ground.

Pléaraca Chonama, Nis

Pléaraca Chonama, Nis

One of the earliest exchanges Colmcille was involved in was an exchange between Pléaraca Chonamara and Ness on the Island of Lewis.

Ìslay – Bally Castle

Ìslay – Bally Castle

Ireland is closer to the island of Islay than most of mainland Scotland. Colmcille has worked with Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle on the island to develop language courses.

Language and Politics

Language and Politics

Colmcille has supported the Queens University in Belfast on a series of Symposia on Language and Politics.

Cearcaill na Gàidhlig, North Lanark & Northern Ireland

Cearcaill na Gàidhlig, North Lanark & Northern Ireland

The North Lanark group, Cearcall na Gàidhlig runs a weekly drop in centre with activities for children and classes and events for adults. It serves Gaelic speakers and learners in Coatbridge and Airdrie, and has links to the large Gaelic-medium unit in Condorrat.

Iomain Cholmcille

Iomain Cholmcille

Iomain Cholmcille has supported matches between Gaelic-speaking teams in Ireland and Scotland.

TG4

TG4

Colmcille is supporting broadcaster TG4 to broadcast a weekly item of programming from the BBC ALBA newsroom which will be subtitled in Irish Gaeilge.