The story of why the great Gaelic hero Fionn MacCool sucks his thumb. A traditional Gaelic tale retold by educator Terri M. Roberts, perfect for reading aloud to children.
Volume One of the Shears Collection by Cape Breton piper Barry W. Shears tells the story of the many families and individuals who maintained traditional Gaelic piping in Nova Scotia, through history, culture, and images.
Volume Two of the Shears Collection by Cape Breton piper Barry W. Shears presents bagpipe arrangements and their Gaelic words as they were played and sung in Nova Scotia, accompanied by tune notes and images.
Connecting readers with Gaelic languages and cultures
Bradan Press is the newest company to carry on the 180-year-old tradition of Scottish Gaelic publishing in Nova Scotia, Canada. We publish books related to Scottish Gaelic language and culture in multiple genres, in both Gaelic and English.
Bradan means salmon in Scottish Gaelic, and represents the salmon of wisdom in the Gaelic folklore traditions of Nova Scotia, Scotland, Ireland, and the Isle of Man.
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On Saturday June 2, 2018, 2:30-4:00pm, join author Terri M. Roberts for a book signing at Chapters Halifax to celebrate Nova Scotia Gaelic Month and her new Gaelic children's book Fionn MacCool and the Salmon of Knowledge. Facebook event information here:...read more
Dr. Emily McEwan, author of The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook, was interviewed this month by BBC Alba for a story on Mìos nan Gàidheal (Gaelic Nova Scotia Month). The story also featured the May 5th launch of our latest book, Fionn MacCool and the Salmon...read more
J.A. Victor Wilson has written a lovely new review of the poetry collection Lus na Tùise / Lavender by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir (Bradan Press, 2016). Read it here:...read more
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