Comunn na Gàidhlig

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The Gaelic Society
Comunn na Gàidhlig
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Abbreviation CnaG
Formation 1984
Founder Scottish Office
Type Scottish Gaelic language
Gaelic revival
Headquarters Stornoway, Isle of Lewis
Website www.cnag.org/en/

Comunn na Gàidhlig ("The Gaelic language Society") abbreviated to "CnaG" is an organisation which seeks to promote Scottish Gaelic language and culture.

History

Comunn na Gàidhlig was founded in 1984 by the Scottish Office to co-ordinate new developments in Gaelic language policy. It has charitable status. It has offices in Stornoway, Inverness, Glasgow, and additional staff based in Uist, Skye, Islay, Edinburgh and Lochaber. Its chairperson is Kenneth MacIver.

Comunn na Gàidhlig should not be confused with An Comunn Gàidhealach, which has a broader cultural remit, or Bòrd na Gàidhlig, a quango.

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