'New Speakers' of Gaelic in Edinburgh and Glasgow

Wilson McLeod, Bernadette O'Rourke, Stuart Dunmore

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report presents the results of a small-scale investigation into the backgrounds, experiences and views of a group of ‘new speakers’ of Gaelic in the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow. The research was funded by a small grant from Soillse, the research network to promote research to sustain Gaelic in Scotland, and is being taken forward within the research programme of COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology) Action IS1306, ‘New Speakers in a Multilingual Europe: Opportunities and Challenges’, which brings together researchers from 23 European countries.
Original languageEnglish
Commissioning bodySoillse
Number of pages57
Publication statusPublished - May 2014

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    McLeod, W., O'Rourke, B., & Dunmore, S. (2014). 'New Speakers' of Gaelic in Edinburgh and Glasgow. Soillse.