Tag: Feis Arainn

Shinty appeals to a new generation on Arran
Sport
Shinty appeals to a new generation on Arran

The sport of shinty, with its historical roots dating back to the fifth century and well-known throughout Scotland since at least the 17th century, has made a welcome appearance on Arran during the Fèis Arainn festival.

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Rousing finale rounds off fantastic féis

The culmination of just four days of classes at this year’s annual Gaelic celebration known as Féis Arainn resulted in a magnificent demonstration of the newly-acquired skills by the children who attended the festival and performed in the final concert.

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Fèis Arainn is back for 2022 

The Fèis Arainn committee are very happy to be running a normal, face-to-face Fèis this year between July 26 and 29 at Arran High School.

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Award winning Gaelic book-signing in Brodick

Fèis Arainn is absolutely delighted that one of their team, Alistair Paul, is now a published Gaelic author with his new book Linne Dhomhain (Deep Pool) from Luath Press which was awarded the prize as best unpublished manuscript in the Gaelic Literature Awards 2020.

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Classical opera at Fèis Arainn

Scots and Gaelic may not be the most obvious choice of language for an opera performance, but David Douglas, a tenor and the creative force behind the project feels it works very well.