Tuesday, 6 January 2009


…de Deadlines Scotland:

A Glaswegian who can’t speak a word of Gaelic dreamt up Scotland’s new Celtic social networking site.

Hot on the heels of Facebook and Myspace, Scotland’s 60,000 Gaelic speakers now have their own version -

And English-speaking web surfers will be able to translate the site from the native tongue into English at the click of a mouse.

Gillian Thompson, 31, pitched her idea of a Gaelic facebook-type website to the Bord an Gaidhlig who were looking for ways to reach out to Scots and encourage them to learn the traditional language....

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