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Tartans of Eastern Canada: New book / Leabhar ùr

Tartans of Eastern Canada: New book / Leabhar ùr

Latha a' Bhreacain sona dhuibh! Happy Tartan Day! Bradan Press is celebrating Tartan Day with the announcement of Tartans of Eastern Canada by Paul McCormick, a new book to be published in September 2021. Tartans as we know them today originated with the Gaels of Highland Scotland. In Scottish Gaelic, the word for tartan is “breacan,” deriving from “breac” meaning spotted, speckled, chequered, or variegated. Starting in the 18th century and continuing today, tartans have been developed as symbols of geographical areas, military units, Highland clans, Scottish families, organizations, concepts, brands, and more. Tartans of Eastern Canada is a guide to the tartans that represent the Scottish and Gaelic heritage of eastern Canada. More than 15% of Canadians—nearly five million—claimed...

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Support the Authorized Translation of Bana-phrionnsa a’ Phoca Phàipeir

Support the Authorized Translation of Bana-phrionnsa a’ Phoca Phàipeir

Last week we became aware of a different, unauthorized Gaelic translation of Bana-phrionnsa a’ Phoca Phàipeir that was being disseminated without permission from either Bradan Press or the original publisher of The Paper Bag Princess in English. Bradan Press thanks everyone who has purchased our authorized Gaelic translation – you have helped support the original creators of this beloved book, the native Gaelic-speaking translator, and TWO small independent Canadian publishers!

Support Bradan Press on Bandcamp Friday – 5 Mar 2021

Support Bradan Press on Bandcamp Friday – 5 Mar 2021

Bandcamp is waiving their percentage of sales again on March 5, 2021. This is another great chance to support a small Gaelic business by buying our enchanting musical audiobook Ràithean airson Sireadh/Seasons for Seeking, featuring spoken word poetry for the Gaelic seasons, intertwined with Gaelic, Irish, and Persian music.

Support Bradan Press on Bandcamp Friday – 5 Feb 2021

Support Bradan Press on Bandcamp Friday – 5 Feb 2021

Bandcamp is waiving their percentage of sales again on Friday, February 5, 2021. This is another great chance to support a small Gaelic business by buying our enchanting musical audiobook Ràithean airson Sireadh/Seasons for Seeking, featuring spoken word poetry for...

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