Irish language and culture, not Guinness and Leprechaun costumes, were at the heart of early St Patrick's Day celebrations.
Education in Gaelic is hugely valuable in keeping the language alive in Scotland.
More people than ever are choosing to learn Gaelic, but Scotland needs a strategy to ensure they are using the language in their everyday lives.
Why the lives of bilingual dementia patients can be transformed by finding carers who speak their native language.
Most people's shortbread-tin ideas about the Highlands and Islands are missing a key traditional ingredient.
Edinburgh will this year host the 30th Beltane.
Despite the political renaissance, Scotland's literature is in need of new blood.
As the British Museum gears up for some soul-searching about our inner Celt, 500 dons are gathering with much the same mission.