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.
Audiobook edition of the fourth volume of Scottish Gaelic poetry by Lodaidh MacFhionghain; translations of poems by Coleman Barks, interpreter of Rumi. Read by the author with Persian, Scottish & Irish musical accompaniment.
The Scottish Gaelic edition of the graphic novel Wild Rose by Nicola R. White. Set against the backdrop of London and rural Ireland in 1790, Wild Rose reimagines a haunting Irish folktale.
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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Join us later this month in Glasgow or South Uist at the book launch events for Adhbhar Ar Sòlais / Cause of Our Joy by Marion NicIlleMhoire. Event links below. Glaschu/Glasgow: 6:30pm, Thursday 15 November, 2018 https://www.facebook.com/events/313659339189387/...read more
An excerpt from the poem “Turas” (Journey) in the new collection Adhbhar Ar Sòlais / Cause of Our Joy by Marion F. NicIlleMhoire (Bradan Press, November 2018)read more
Play It Like You Sing It: The Shears Collection. Volumes 1 and 2 are now available at Baile nan Gàidheal / Highland Village Museum in Cape Breton. They do not have a web store, but you can email or phone them toll free to order it in Canada.read more
Announcing our newest project, a Gaelic graphic novel to be published in 2020! Facebook Live video announcement here: https://www.facebook.com/bradanpress/videos/565036263951027/ Stèidhichte air dealbh-chùil Lunnainn agus na h-Èireann dùthchaile ann an 1790, tha Ròs...read more
Author Terri M. Roberts and publisher Emily McEwan gave a workshop presentation on the book Fionn MacCool and the Salmon of Knowledge to the Nova Scotia Social Studies Teachers Association Conference on October 26, 2018. The book has been approved for the Nova Scotia School Book Bureau.read more
Poem Excerpt: “Màiri à Magdala, na h-Aonar le a Smuaintean” (Mary of Magdala by Herself) by Marion F. NicIlleMhoire
A poem excerpt from the new collection Adhbhar Ar Sòlais / Cause of Our Joy by Marion F. NicIlleMhoire, to be published by Bradan Press in November 2018.read more
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