Scottish Writers' Centre Blog

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An evening of Gaelic Readings, Music and Song, Saturday 9th June

The Scottish Writers’s Centre will hold this event in the CCA Club Room at 7:30pm. Hope you can come along and join us!

Conradh na Gaeilge Glaschú presents Oíche na Scribhneoirí – Irish & Scottish Gaelic Writers’ Night – part of Féile na Gaeilge Glaschú 2012 (Glasgow’s Irish Language Festival)

Renowned writer’s group, Ciorcal Scribhneoireachta Gaoth Dobhair from the Donegal Gaeltacht visit Scotland together for the first time to present readings from their recently published book of poems and short stories go dtí an lá ban

Featuring Máirín Uí Fhearraigh, Síle Uí Ghallchóir, Máire Wren and Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhride, alongside local Gaidhlig writers, including Catriona Lexy Campbell of the SWC Gaelic Writers’ Group and Alison Lang. Singer/musicians performing and accompanying readings, include, Doiminic Mac Giolla Bhride and Kayla Reed.

Stories and poems will be introduced in English as well as Gaeilge/Gaidhlig to help non-fluent speakers.

For further information and press – Contact Evin Downey, Development Officer Conradh na Gaeilge Glaschú,, 0141 433 9495

Support for this event has been provided by Comhairle nan Leabhairchain and the Irish Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade’s ‘Emigrant Support Programme’ and by Colmcille ( which promotes links between Irish and Scottish Gaelic communities.

CCA, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow.


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