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Partick Thistle become first Scottish club to install Gaelic signage

The Championship club have installed signage around Firhill as part of a new Gaelic Initiative project.

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Partick Thistle have become only the second in the world to install Gaelic signage in their stadium.

Partick Thistle have become the first Scottish professional football club to install bilingual English and Gaelic signage at their stadium.

The Championship club announced that they would be installing the signage, which is fully funded, in place around Firhill ahead of their match against Hamilton on Saturday.

It comes as part of the Partick Thistle Gaelic Initiative project, which has been done in collaboration with Glasgow City Council Gaelic Education Services and Bòrd na Gàidhlig.

The Glasgow club becomes only the second in the world to install Gaelic signage at their stadium.

A Partick Thistle spokesperson said: “Our project aims to increase the visibility and audibility of Gaelic in and around Firhill Stadium and we will be working in partnership with Glasgow City Council on a number of projects and activities to engage Gaelic Medium Education schools.

“The main objective of the Partick Thistle Gaelic Initiative is ultimately to increase the number of Gaelic learners, users and speakers through interacting within not only our own fan base, but also in the local community.

“An official launch of the project will take place later this month.”