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Am Fear a Chaill a Ghaidhlig ; Calum is Bantrach Tharmaid

  • GPLAY17
  • Item
  • 1925

Item is a publication which contains two plays. The first is about a man that pretends to have forgotten his Gaelic. The man acquires Glasgow colloquial speech. The second story is a conversation between Norman's widow and Calum, who has just returned from serving with the British Army in Ireland.
There are also two typed plays by Joseph J. MacInnis which are somewhat based on and seem to consolidate MacNab's plays. MacInnis includes a booklet from the performance of the play at the Lyceum.

Am Mosgladh ; Vol. 4

  • GN9
  • Item
  • 1932

Item is a monthly periodical published by the Scottish Catholic Society of Canada. It covered Gaelic affairs in Nova Scotia and abroad and included articles on folklore and Scottish history.

An Reitheachail Rathail

  • GPLAY40
  • Item
  • 1929

Item is a humorous play about a couple who accuse each other of infidelity and consequently break off an engagement.

Calum nam Port

  • PLAYG4
  • Item
  • 1930

Item is a play about a character and musician, Calum and his witty interactions with other characters.

MacInnis, Joseph J.


  • GPLAY22
  • Item
  • 1923

Item is a play that was performed by the Scottish Catholic Society of Canada (Sydney branch) at the Lyceum. Along with the original Scottish publication, 3 copies of the play have been typed out for use by performers.

MacInnis, Joseph J.

Na Glagairan

  • GPLAY48
  • Item
  • 1933

Item is a three-act comedy that was performed by the Sydney branch of the Scottish Catholic Society at a St. Andrew's concert.

Peigi Bheag ; Domhnull Mor agus Cailean Taillear

  • GPLAY25
  • Item
  • 1925

Item is a play about a shoemaker in rural Scotland who loses money when people start ordering cheap shoes from Glasgow. The second part of the book is a dialogue.

Pòsadh Móraig

  • GPLAY27
  • Item
  • 1916

Item is a play about a girl who finally gets married after a long betrothal. It explores Highland society and values as well as featuring the réiteach, or Gaelic betrothal custom.


  • GPLAY36
  • Item
  • 1921

Item is a play including a milling song composed by the author.

Reiteach Moraig

  • GPLAY37
  • Item
  • 1922

Item is the first play to be staged at a Royal National Mod. It was performed by the Glasgow Gaelic Choir at the Mod in Stirling in 1909.
It concerns the Gaelic betrothal custom, the réiteach.

Suirighe Raoghail Mhaoil

  • GPLAY42
  • Item
  • 1929

Item is a humorous play about the courtship of an older bachelor.

Uilleam Donn

  • GPLAY46
  • Item
  • 1942

Item is a play to be performed at the Lyceum by members of the Sydney branch of the Scottish Catholic Society.