Monday, April 14, 2008

Forres spin on Nairnshire Gaelic culture

In 1676 the Presbytery of Forres reported 'rud, barbarous and ignorant Irish people...betwixt Ardclach, Calder and Moy, who had long been without any form of religious provision.

Found in 'Gaelic in Scotland, 1698-1981. The Geographical History of a Language. By Charles W. J. Withers'

1 comment:

Nairn said...

'rud, barbarous and ignorant '

If you step up the street on any Friday or Saturday night you might wonder as to what has changed since this observation!