Colin MacDonald

Colin MacDonald

Cailean Dòmhnullach | Colin MacDonald hails from Foot Cape, which is located just outside of Inverness, Cape Breton Island. From an early age, Colin was frequently exposed to Gaelic culture, and was encouraged to participate. Colin learned his first steps from his mother, Donna MacDonald. He is a multi-talented musician and the Gaelic Director at the Gaelic College. Not only fluent in Gaelic, he stepdances, plays guitar, piano, and drums, and along with his brothers, performs in the band All Fired Up and the dance group, Fileanta. He studied Gaelic at Dalbrae Academy, Cape Breton University and Sabhal Mòr Ostaig, as well as working with a Gaelic-speaking mentor in the Bun `s Bàrr program. Colin also leads a youth Gaelic-mentorship program at the College, Na Gaisgich Òga | the Young Heroes.

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