Are we using the leidbh form here because we're being formal, or is it also used in the plural?
Ya is it plural or formal?
In this case, plural.
Putting importance on the spelling of people's names seems pointless.
The course teaches names so that you can learn the vocative case. It's a pretty important part of Gaelic culture, and you can't learn the language without learning the vocative :)
I was asked to render this statement into English. Surely Ellen/Helen should be an acceptable answer rather than repeating the Gaelic 'Eilidh'.