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Mac-Talla (“Echo”) was the name of a Canadian Gaelic newspaper/magazine published weekly – latterly bi-weekly – in Sydney, Nova Scotia, between May 28, 1892, and June 24, 1904, around 540 issues in all.

Its editor, Jonathan MacKinon (1869-1944), born in Invernes Co., Cape Breton, was twenty three years old when he launched Mac-Talla, which was, at the time, the only such Gaelic publication in the world.

Its store of news, local, national and international, letters to the Editor, Gaelic proverbs, poetry/song, stories, translations and articles are a repository of Gaelic cultural ideas.

All issues are available as PDF files, and each page is available as an individual JPEG

Volume 1

Volume 2

Volume 3

Volume 4

Volume 5

Volume 6

Volume 7

Volume 8

Volume 9

Volume 10

Volume 11

Volume 12

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