Iain Moireach


Scottish Gaelic writer, Iain Moireach born John Murray on March 27, 1938, in Barvas, Lewis and died on November 17, 2018.

Iain Moireach wrote poetry, screenplays, and short stories.

Moireach published many short stories in the Gaelic magazines Gairm and Gath.

Moireach was educated at the Nicolson Institute and at the University of Edinburgh.

Moireach taught at a school in Musselburgh.

Moireach was the editor for Comunn nan Leabhraichean since 1969.

Iain Moireach was the son of Finlay and Jessie Anne Murray (nee MacLeod), and married his wife Nora Murray (Borve, Isle of Lewis) on July 29, 1968.

Iain Moireach passed away at 80 years old.


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