Connecting readers with Gaelic language and culture
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, including nonfiction and poetry, in both Gaelic and English.
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The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook
The ultimate “think before you ink” guide! Featuring a glossary of nearly 400 authentic Scottish Gaelic words and phrases suitable for tattoos, this handbook also gives a brief history and description of the language, examples of real-life Gaelic tattoo mistakes, and a discussion of the ethics of getting a Gaelic tattoo when you don’t speak the language.
Lus na Tùise / Lavender
The second volume of poetry by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir is titled after the ‘lavender generation’ of interwar gay rights activists. The poems portray a multitude of relationships, with the sense of an emotional life laid bare. The bilingual collection features 56 Scottish Gaelic poems with facing English translations by the poet.
Join us to celebrate the launch of Lus na Tùise / Lavender by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir on Saturday, 12 November at McPhabbs, 2:00-5:00pm. Tha sinn toilichte innse dhuibh gum bi dithis aoigh sònraichte nar cuideachd aig a' chuirm seo is iad dithis de na...read more
Join us for the launch of Lus na Tùise / Lavender by Marcas Mac an Tuairneir on Friday, 11 November at Eden Court Theatre in Inverness, Scotland! The launch will take place in the SGL room at...read more
The Scottish Gaelic Tattoo Handbook is now available at the Trainyard General Store on Portland Street in downtown Dartmouth, Nova Scotia! This new shop is the same building with one of my favourite restaurants, the Portland Street Creperie. It's also just up from...read more
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