Gaelic classes launched in Helensburgh

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Published Date: 

19 Dec 2011 - 14:56

Weekly Gaelic classes will start in Helensburgh on 25 January 2012.


The classes which are being run by Argyll and Bute Council, in partnership with Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle will be held in the Victoria Halls, Helensburgh.  The classes will be taught using the highly successful Ulpan model.


Two classes will be held from 5.00pm  – 6.30pm and 7.00pm – 8.30pm although this will depend on demand.


If you live in the Helensburgh and Lomond area and are interested in attending Gaelic classes or you want to find out more, then please register your interest with Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle at the following email address –  You can also visit


Spokesperson for rural and island affairs, housing and Gaelic Councillor Robin Currie said, “This is a great opportunity for anyone in the Helensburgh area who wants to learn Gaelic. The Ulpan method is one of the best ways of learning and anyone attending classes will see results very quickly.”


For more information on the Ùlpan model visit