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.
Tobar and Dualchais and the Gaelic Sacred Soundscape
Gaelic psalmody is a beautiful, haunting form of music which is unique to the Scots Gaelic speaking world, now mostly within West Highlands and Western Isles and the Gaelic diaspora in our major cities, but in the past spanning across the Gàidhealtachd.
Collaborative Project Reaps Rewards for Gaelic
A collaborative project between Faclair na Gàidhlig and Tobar an Dualchais/Kist o Riches (TAD) has resulted in a significant amount of oral material being added to Faclair na Gàidhlig’s corpus. A pilot study undertaken by the two bodies produced a list of over 1,200 Gaelic words and phrases of interest which were sourced from audio recordings on the TAD website.
The best fish, or not a fish at all? A history of sour skate
Sourdough or sauerkraut? Kimchi, kefir or kombucha? For many of us, 2020’s lockdown has been marked by friends and family sharing social media pictures of strange fermented concoctions they’ve been experimenting with – or maybe we’ve been trying our hand ourselves at creating some of these foods prized both for their taste and their beneficial effects.