Scotland's Year of Stories Project: Our Stories: Traditional Gaelic Storytelling

Auchindrain – the last surviving Scottish Highland Township, based near Inveraray in Argyll – celebrated Scotland’s Year of Stories by presenting a new series of Argyll folk tales on their YouTube channel. The stories were delivered in the local Gaelic dialect and videos are subtitled in both Argyll Gaelic and English, giving viewers an opportunity to learn a little of this rarely spoken dialect of the Gaelic language. The series takes us back to a way of life that has been largely forgotten and gives new breath to Scotland’s traditional tales. Each story took place on a date significant to the old pre-Gregorian calendar. You can watch all of them here: - or click the link on this page to watch the story about Imbolc.

This event was supported by the Year of Stories 2022 Community Stories Fund. This fund was delivered in partnership between VisitScotland and Museums Galleries Scotland with support from National Lottery Heritage Fund thanks to National Lottery players.


Storyteller Àdhamh Ò Broin at Auchindrain Historic Township Ⓒ Rob McDougall

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