Tuesday, Apr 28th, 2015

There is concern that cuts to the Office of Gaelic Affairs made in the provincial budget earlier this month will adversely affect a resurgence in the language and culture that began in recent years. “The Gaelic community has experienced phenomenal growth since Gaelic Affairs was established even though they have just a skeleton crew,” Trueman Matheson, a Gaelic retailer based in St. Andrews, said in an email interview. “The elimination [...]

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