Language & linguistics news from around the world • Updated daily • Relevant stories, selected by humans (not computers)

Share this site!

News Item

  • Mar 27, 2012
  • 09:43 AM

Census study shows Caithness's Gaelic past

Donald Morrison / BBC News
New research claims that the Gaelic language was indigenous to many areas of Caithness - surviving into the 20th Century. Opponents of Highland Council's policy on bi-lingual road signs have often claimed that Caithness heritage is more Norse than Gaelic and that the county was never Gaelic-speaking.

Add comment

Will not be published or shared

Note: Comments will appear on the site only after they are approved.