Òr a Mhaireas / Lasting Gold


This collection features new Gaelic poetry from eleven different writers with Nova Scotian connections. In formats both modern and traditional, the authors explore joy and loss, connection and disconnection… and cookies! The poems demonstrate the tenacity of the Gaelic language in the diaspora. Poems are presented in Scottish Gaelic with parallel English translations. 10% of profits from sales of the book will be donated to the Gaelic Council of Nova Scotia.

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Featuring Nova Scotia Gaelic poems and accompanying English translations from the following authors:

  • A.J. Friseal / A.J. Fraser
  • Alice Beathag Nic a’ Gheangaich / Alice Beathag Yancey
  • Brian Seumas MacLeòid / Brian James MacLeod
  • Calum Stiùbhart Sissons / Malcolm Stewart Sissons
  • Carolain Bennett / Caroline Bennett
  • Ciarán Mac Siúlaí / Kieran Walker
  • Kathleen Reddy
  • Lodaidh MacFhiongain / Lewis MacKinnon
  • Seoige NicDhòmhnaill / Joyce MacDonald
  • Tealsaidh Nic a’ Phearsain / Chelsey MacPherson
  • Uèin Mac an t-Saoir / Wayne MacIntyre


Further information:

  • Paperback
  • Published May 2022
  • 6 x 9 inches
  • 70 pages
  • ISBN 978-1-988747-99-6

Additional information

Weight .133 kg