Meg Bateman

Colm O'Baoill was born in the City of Armagh in 1938 and educated there, as well as at Queen's University, Belfast. He was Assistant Lecturer in Celtic at Queen's in 1962 and Lecturer in Celtic at Aberdeen University in 1966.

Meg Bateman was born in Edinburgh in 1959 and educated there. She learned Gaelic as an adult, in South Uist and at Aberdeen University where she did a degree in Gaelic Studies and a doctorate on medieval Gaelic religious poetry. After graduating she taught Gaelic in Edinburgh to various groups while gaining some renown as a translator and poet in the language.

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