Meanbh-chuileag 2021/22: Mo Bheannachd Ort!

Mo Bheannachd Ort! is a Gaelic language film about the life of Saint Columba and is suitable for upper primary and secondary school pupils.

The film has a celebrity chat show format with a time travelling twist and features the actors Iain MacRae, Rachel Kennedy, Tormod MacLeòid and Fergus Munro. The film was written and directed by Fèisean nan Gàidheal’s Drama Officer, Angus Macleod.

A version of the film with English subtitles is also available and dfwill be offered to primary school groups learning Gaelic as an additional language.

Participating schools also receive the opportunity to participate in a follow on workshop based on the film.

Links to educational resources related to the film and Saint Columba are available below.

A public streaming of the flim will take place on Tuesday 7th December at 8pm. More information about the event can be found at

For more information about Mo Bheannachd Ort! contact Angus Macleod at Fèisean nan Gàidheal on

Mo Bheannachd Ort! Educational Resources (English versions)

Twinkl Resources for Schools related to Saint Columba

Meanbh-chuileag 2020: Eliza

Due to restrictions imposed by Covid-19 it was not possible to tour with a play in 2020. Instead of a play a short film was produced which was shown at primary schools across the country during November. 2020.

The remarkable story of Eliza Junor from Guyana uprooted by her plantation-owning father and brought to the Black Isle near Inverness in the year 1816, told through a new Gaelic drama written by Angus MacLeod, produced by Fèisean nan Gàidheal with songs from Eilidh Mackenzie performed by Ellen MacDonald and Innes White.


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