Sunday, February 12, 2006

Skye whisky firm will only employ Gaels

The Sunday Times, Scotland

By Gayle Ritchie

A BITTER row over the imposition of Gaelic on the Isle of Skye is set to escalate after a new distillery said it will only employ people who speak the language.
Sir Iain Noble, chairman of Praban na Linne, owners of the Gaelic Whisky Collection, has said that all 20 jobs at the £3m distillery on the Sleat peninsula will be reserved for people who speak the language.


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