Welcome to Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle's website where we hope you will find much to interest you. Have a browse and contact us for any further information.
Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle (the Columba Centre Islay) is a visionary place of cultural, economic, social and educational significance. The Centre is an open door for you to engage with Gaelic language and culture through a progressive year-round range of classes, courses and activities. Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle has much to offer as a community venue, with a variety of attractive rooms for hire, a videoconference suite, Gaelic library, meeting and broadcasting facilities, computer suite and exhibition space for the benefit and enjoyment of all. In a special partnership with Sabhal Mòr Ostaig
, Scotland's Gaelic College, we can advise and assist with the delivery of some Gaelic language courses at further and higher education levels.
We very much hope you enjoy finding out more about all that Ionad Chaluim Chille Ìle can offer you and we look forward to welcoming you to the Centre - and into Gaelic - sometime soon.
We are a Social Enterprise employing a Manager, Gaelic Teacher, Centre Administrator and Assistant Project Officer. ICCI is managed by a Board of Directors
which includes representation from partner Gaelic organisations (presently Sabhal Mòr Ostaig and Comunn na Gàidhlig
) and has a majority of Islay-based Directors.