A row erupted yesterday when Tory education spokeswoman Liz Smith criticised Western Isles Council’s plans to teach young pupils using Gaelic as their main language.
A heritage group is calling on people to submit their ideas for the promotion of Doric culture.
The north-east of Scotland is home to an unmatched heritage of music, song, and story, history and folklore, and the creativity of the people who live and work here.
The North-East o Scotlan is hame tae a winnerfu heirskip o wird, music, ballad an sang, story, history, an folklore, as weel as the creativity o the fowk fa bide an wark here.
It's a word which testifies to everything that is dismal and depressing, but with a unique quality all its own.
A campaign has been launched during The Royal National Mod to encourage Gaelic speakers to highlight their support for the indigenous language.
“Not a good idea mummy,” my toddler tells me.
North-east Scots, usually known as ‘the Doric’ or ‘Toonser’ has been the subject of a new documentary, made by the University of Aberdeen’s Elphinstone Institute.
Foo’s yer doos or fit like... if you’re sat there in bafflement then you clearly dinna ken yer Doric.
Entries have opened for a first-ever Doric film festival, designed to showcase the north-east’s cultural heritage to as wide an audience as possible.
It will be the first-ever festival of film in the Doric language.
A north-east academic has revealed his fears that traditional Scots language is fading into the past, with cherished words and phrases at risk of being forgotten by future generations.
A writer, poet and playwright who was well-regarded as a champion of the Scots language has died at the age of 70.
A film created for the Across the Grain Doric festival will be showcased next weekend at the fish market in Peterhead.
The ways in which the human brain processes Orcadian dialect is at the centre of a new study from a Scottish university.
Some of the world’s most famous poets - including W H Auden, Robert Frost and Liz Lochhead - honed their craft while working in the classroom.
An app developer from the Highlands has taken an innovative approach to his debut product, by featuring Gaelic, Doric and well-known Glaswegian phrases in the game.
North-east residents are being taught to be more fluent in their “mither tongue” with the launch of a series of Doric workshops.
Chan eil aon chànan gu leòr.
The chairwoman of a parliamentary committee has backed calls for the Gaelic language to be awarded Unesco status in order to preserve its cultural heritage.
The man behind plans for a week-long celebration of the north-east's "Mither Tongue" says he has been overwhelmed by the response from local people.
North-east residents want more to be done to save the Doric dialect than the Gaelic language in the region.
New college courses launched by a Western Isles woman could help tackle a severe shortage of Gaelic teachers across Scotland.
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