Teas (Heat), published by Clàr/Ùr-sgeul, 2010. Adult novel set in Inverness in the 1980s.
An Claigeann aig Damien Hirst (Damien Hirst’s Skull) in an anthology of the same name, Clàr/Ùr-Sgeul 2009. Twenty-one stories by different authors. Seven of the stories have been translated into German under the title Der Schädel von Damien Hirst.
Ri Aghaidh na Creig (On the Rock Face), in the anthology Cha Sgeul Rùin E (Not a Secret), Acair, 1995, ISBN 0 86152 1854 A playlet by Dòmhnall Iain MacIomhair based on the story at www.storlann.co.uk/goireasan/drama.html
Baile Sgàil a’ Bhàis, on BBC, Radio nan Gàidheal, 2016. A story about WW1.
Caol Theàrnadh and An Tidsear agus na Fiaclan Fuadain in the book Mealladh, Stòrlann, 2013
See collaboration with Alec Finlay and Ken Cockburn at www.the-road-north.blogspot.com/2010_10_01_archive.html
A poem Rudan a Nì Uisge on Youtube in 2013 and it can be accessed at: www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/2013-notes-and-posters
A poem Dòchas on an SPL poster and postcard in 2015 and can be accessed at: www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poetry/poems/dòchas
Children’s and Teenage Gaelic novels and stories
Clann a’ Phroifeasair, 55 pp, Gairm, Glasgow, 1988
ISBN 901771 94 5
Illustrated by Nick Hesketh
Follows the adventures of Eachainn and Anna on the island of Oransaigh, when their father, a professor of physics, makes special planes for them. For age 8 +
Also in Irish Gaelic, Clò Iar-Chonachta, 1992
Talfasg, Gairm, 1990
ISBN 1 871901 01 4
A sequel to Clann a’ Phroifeasair. A sci-fi tale, Eachainn and Anna are teenagers and they inadvertently enter their father’s time machine.
Also in Irish Gaelic, Coiscéim, 1992
Mèirlich nam Bradan, 65 pp, Acair, Stornoway, 1991
ISBN 0 86152814 X
Illus by Aonghas MacDhòmhnaill
In pursuit of the salmon thieves. An adventure story for age 8 +
À Ulbha gu Geelong, 66 pp, Acair
ISBN 1992, 0 86152 935 9
Illus by Seonag Chaimbeul
Ulva is a little island off the west coast of the Isle of Mull. This story follows the adventures of a family caught up in the clearances of the mid 19th century and how they ended up in Australia.
Iain agus na Drogaichean, 58 pp, Acair, 1993, teenage
ISBN 0 86152 912 X
At school in Portree, Iain and his friends become involved in pursuing drug smugglers.
Murt ann an Diùrainis, 63 pp, Acair, 1993, teenage
ISBN 0 86152 937 5
Dòmhnall Iain and Ailig plan a night in watching a film with Raonaid and Seonag. There is a knock at the door and they are met by a badly wounded Chinese person. From then on they are caught up in the bloody aftermath of the student protests in Tiananmen Square...
Caisteal nan Sgràgan, Stòrlann/Acair, 2002. For age 8 +
ISBN 0 86152 742 9
A Halloween horror/adventure story.
An Triùir agus Lùbag, 167pp, Acair. Due for publication in 2016. An adventure story for children 9+
Gràmar na Gàidhlig, practice workbook, 288 pp, Stòrlann, Lewis, 2005
A workbook for advanced Gaelic learners to go with Gràmar na Gàidhlig by Michel Byrne.
Written for 5th and 6th year secondary classes.
ISBN 0 86152 753 4
Contains reading passages with a follow through story-line to illustrate points of grammar, in addition to extensive exercises, and answers.
Gaelic Essays and Articles
Mion-mhothachadh ann am Bàrdachd Shomhairle MhicGill-Eain (Sensibility in Sorley MacLean’s poetry), explores the wider context of MacLean’s poetry and what his worldview was. Given as a talk at the 2011 Centenary Celebration Conference for MacLean in Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and published in Ainmeil Thar Cheudan, the proceedings of the 2011 conference. Due for launch in June 2016.
Buaidhean air Mo Chuid Bàrdachd (Influences on my poetry), explores the influence of other poets and philosophies on my faith and poetry; in the essay collection Sùil air an t-Saoghal, Clò Ostaig, 2013. Edited by Pàdraig MacAoidh and Niall O’Gallagher
Feartan ann am Bàrdachd Shomhairle MhicGill-Eain (Strengths in Sorley MacLean’s Poetry). This essay on the poetry of Sorley MacLean can be accessed on-line by putting the title in Google.
A’ bruidhinn mu dheidhinn Bàrdachd (Discussing Poetry) with particular reference to Coin is Madaidhean-allaidh (Dogs and Wolves) by Sorley MacLean, in Gairm, issue 125, pp58-60.
Creideamh, Saidheans agus ‘Loidhne an t-Saoghail’(Belief, Science and ‘the World Line’), looking at the interaction of faith and science. In Gairm, Part 1 in issue 193, p 35 and Part 2 in issue 194, p 141.
Iosa Crìosda, Dàn Dhè (Jesus Christ, God’s poem), Gairm 190, p 168. Looks at Jesus’ use of figurative language and how His own life was, through action, a reified poem.
Leasachadh agus Cànan, (Development and Language), Gairm 141, p 24.