Saturday, December 3, 2022
Newsnet needs your financial support! Donate
Subscribe

Tag: irish

Easter commentary: Let us embrace our history without being too religious...

As Ireland marks the centenary of the Easter Rising, Cee Smith reflects on Glasgow's conflicted relationship with Irishness Like a great number of Glaswegians I...

A history of Scottish languages – part 9

by Paul Kavanagh Read part 8 1800 AD : It was during this period that both Scotland's major languages became minoritised, but Scots and...

A history of Scottish languages – part 2

by Paul Kavanagh 300 AD :  By this time the Brittonic dialect of Roman Britain was beginning to undergo a massive set of phonetic...

A history of Scottish languages – part 1

by Paul Kavanagh (Click here for part 2) In November 2010 the Ministerial Working Group on the Scots Language delivered its report to the...

What’s in a name?

by Paul Kavanagh   The origins and meanings of the names of Scottish languages The study of word origins is called etymology, the word...