Am Bàrd

Am Bàrd (‘The Poet’), subtitled ‘Ar Tìr agus Ar Teanga’ [Our Land and Our Language], was a monthly which first appeared in May 1901 and ran until September 1902. It featured stories, poems, articles, dialogues, material for Gaelic learners, and other kinds of content. Notable items that appeared in the magazine include the operetta libretto Iseabail, no Ri Linn Do Sheanar by Calum MacAonghais | Malcolm MacInnes.

CONTENTS

  • ‘Fios’ [editorial notes, ENG]
  • Dòmhnull Mac Eacharn, ‘Am Flùran’ [bàrdachd, GD]
  • ‘Number One’ [editorial reflections, ENG]
  • ‘Celtic Scotland and the Mòd’ [essay, ENG]
  • ‘Iain’: ‘A’ Ghobhar Ghlas’ [prose tale, GD; commentary ENG]
  • ‘Gaelic and the Scottish Press’ [essay, ENG]
  • ‘An Seòladair agus An Cuan’ [prose, GD]
  • Cameron Gillies: ‘The Gaelic Measure of Man’ [essay, ENG]
  • ‘Notes of Interrogation’ [queries from readers]
  • Calum MacAonghais: ‘Iseabail, no ri Linn do Sheanar’ [operetta libretto, GD]
  • ‘The True Spring of the Jacobite Wars’ [essay, ENG]
  • ‘Mrs. Carnegie agus a Chomhairlichean’ [column, GD]
  • Loch-Aic: ‘Am “Buggane”’ [Manx prose tale, GD]
  • Dearg MacDhonnchaidh: ‘Dòmhnall Mòr a’ Bhocain’ [prose tale, GD]
  • J. G. MacKay: ‘Gaelic Idioms’ [learning material, GD & ENG]
  • ‘The Celtic Capital’ [essay, ENG; transcription of a Gaelic address, GD]
  • ‘Loch-Aic’: ‘Na Leth-Aonan Sìth’ [Welsh prose tale, GD]
  • Malcolm N. MacInnes: ‘Alexander MacDonald’ [essay, ENG]

  • ‘Fios’ [editorial notes, ENG]
  • Uilleam Ross: ‘’S Tu Mhòrag Rinn Mo Bhuaireadh’ [poetry, GD]
  • ‘Faclair Ùr Gàidhlig’ [notice, GD]
  • ‘The Pan-Celtic Congress’ [essay, ENG]
  • Taldir Mab Jaffrennou: ‘Les Devoirs de Celtes’ [essay, FR]
  • ‘Our Prize Fund’ [notice, ENG]
  • A. McDonald: ‘The Death of Fraoch’ [essay, ENG]
  • Seanachaidh: ‘Diarmaid Donn na Fèinne’ [ballad with commentary, GD]
  • ‘“Am Bàrd” and a Critic’ [essay, ENG]
  • Calum MacAonghais: ‘Iseabail no ri Linn Do Sheanar’ [operetta, GD]
  • J. S. Stuart-Glennie: ‘The Land and Language, Questions in the Highlands’ [essay, ENG]
  • Iain Mackenzie: ‘The Story of Ulysses in Celtic Legend’ [essay, ENG]
  • ‘Iain’: ‘Comhradh. Eadar, Eachunn, Domhnull Gobha, agus Seumas’ [dialogue, GD]
  • Malcolm N. MacInnes: ‘Alexander MacDonald’ [essay, ENG]
  • ‘The Mòd’ [column, ENG]
  • ‘Is Cornish Dead?’ [column, ENG]
  • J. G. MacKay: ‘Gaelic Idioms’ [learning material, GD/ENG]

  • ‘Fios’ [editorial notes, ENG]
  • ‘An Tuathanach’: ‘Cumha na Bantraich’ [song, GD]
  • ‘Iain’: ‘Còmhradh’ [dialogue, GD]
  • ‘Am Mòd’ [essay, ENG]
  • E. C. Carmichael: ‘“Fèis Connacht”’ [essay, ENG]
  • Seanachaidh: ‘Diarmaid Donn na Fèinne’ [ballad, GD; commentary, ENG]
  • L. C. Duncombe-Jewell: ‘The Language, and the Language Movement in Cornwall’ [essay, ENG]
  • Calum MacAonghais: ‘Iseabail no ri Linn do Sheanar’ [operetta libretto, GD]
  • ‘The True Spring of the Jacobite Wars’ [essay, ENG]
  • S. R. Arascain [Ruaraidh Erskine]: ‘Gràdh agus na Duilleagan’ [poetry, GD]
  • J. G. MacKay: ‘Gaelic Idioms’ [learning material, GD/ENG]
  • Comhsgrìobhadh Litrichean – The Pan-Celtic Congress [letters, ENG]

  • ‘Fios’ [editorial notes, ENG]
  • ‘Laoidh an Trusdair’: 'Luinneag [song, GD]
  • Niall Ross: ‘Còmhradh mu Staid ar Tìr agus ar Teanga’ [dialogue, GD]
  • ‘Mr. Carnegie’s Scheme’ [essay, ENG]
  • ‘Dàn a’ Chlàrsair Dheireannaich’ [Walter Scott's 'The Lay of the Last Minstrel], eadar-theangachadh le ‘Iain’ [poetry in translation, GD]
  • ‘Tighearna’: ‘Columba’ [essay, ENG]
  • ‘Seanachaidh’: ‘Diarmaid na Fèinne’ [ballad, GD]
  • ‘The True Spring of the Jacobite Wars’ [essay, ENG]
  • Calum MacAonghais: ‘Iseabail no ri Linn do Sheanar’ [operetta libretto, GD]
  • ‘Eadar-theangachadh': ‘Guthan na h-Oidhche’, ‘An Calman’ [translations of poems by François Jaffrennou into Gaelic] [poetry, GD]
  • ‘Seanachaidh’: ‘Foclair Gàidhlig’ [column, ENG]
  • ‘Loch Aic’: ‘Issue nan Caorach’ [essay, GD]
  • J. G. Mackay: ‘Gaelic Idiom’ [learning material, GD & ENG]
  • Miss L. E. Farquharson: ‘The Celtic Awakening’ [essay, ENG]
  • T. Le Garrec: ‘Novembre’ [poetry, FR]
  • Comhsgrìobhadh Litrichean: Edmund Fournier d'Albe: ‘The Pan-Celtic Congress and the Gaelic League’; 'Caledonian': 'Charles II and Jacobitism' [letters and responses, ENG]

CONTRIBUTORS

Scotland

Brittany

Cornwall

Ireland

  • Bernard FitzPatrick, Lord Castletown (1848–1937)

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