Joyce MacDonald

Gaelic Language / Gaelic Drama

Joyce MacDonald of Centerville, Cape Breton, began studying Gaelic in school at the age of 13. Over the years she has studied with Margie Beaton, Bernard Cameron and Carmen MacArthur. In 2011, she participated in the Bun ‘s Barr Gaelic language master-apprentice program, working with Mary MacKinnon of Margaree. She also spent time in Mabou with her own Gaelic-speaking grandmother, Jessie MacDonald. Before joining the College staff team in 2013, she had worked in many places, including stints as a newspaper reporter, a dance instructor, a call centre agent, a research assistant and a tour guide. She  has a Master’s in Celtic Studies from St. Francis Xavier University. She has ten years of experience as a Gàidhlig Aig Baile instructor and teaches online Gaelic classes for Colaisde na Gàidhlig.
Gaelic Online
March Break Youth Session 1
Tòiseach Tòisichidh: The First Step
Gàidhlig as t-Earrach | Spring Gaelic Weekend
Summer Adult Session 1
Summer Adult Session 2