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Discover more about Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches in the blogs published here, which cover a wide range of fascinating subjects from the website. We also publish information about our events, projects and resources in this section. Blogs are added on a regular basis so please re-visit this section to view the latest ones and keep up to date with what we’re doing.

24.01.22

Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches Online Survey

The Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches website was updated in June 2012. As it moves forward to its next stage of development, the advanced search is a priority. If you are a user of the site, please complete the online survey to provide your feedback and help shape future developments.

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19.01.22

Help us to Unlock the Kist o Riches

Help is needed to trace over 100 Perthshire contributors, recorded between 1950 and 2005. Can you help us?

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19.01.22

A visit to Canna, South Uist and Barra in 1961

Below is a first-hand account of visits made during the summer of 1961 to Gaelic-speaking tradition bearers and field collectors in Canna and South Uist whose materials are now recognised as major contributions to the Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches project.

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20.12.21

Tobar an Dualchais Events at Blas 2021

Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches hosted three very successful events as part of this year’s Blas Festival. This annual festival offers a packed programme of live ceilidhs and concerts across the Highlands.

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20.12.21

New Resource for Schools

Tobar an Dualchais has created a new Gaelic resource for schools, entitled ‘Mapa na Sgìre Agam’ (‘My Own Place’), which will encourage children to learn about, and be part of, their own cultural heritage. This is part a pilot project working in collaboration with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig to promote and assist with cultural education in schools.

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14.11.21

Artist in Residence: From the hearth to the heath

We stood watching the sea eagle being buzzed by gulls off the headland of Pabaigh Mòr (Uig, Lewis), from our outcrop vantage point they circled below us, lifting higher, catching unseen thermals until eventually, it moved off to a pinpoint in the distance.

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