A choir based in a small Lochaber village walked away with top prizes at the Mod yesterday afternoon.
The voices in an island choir so impressed the judges at the Mod that they were awarded the prestigious Lorn shield and a host of other prizes.
Rachel Walker from Lochaber and Alasdair MacMhuirich who comes from Islay are still celebrating after striking gold at the Royal National Mod in Lochaber.
A primary school teacher and a football development officer won the prestigious Silver Pendant competition at the Mod yesterday afternoon.
A well-known conductor is hoping to help raise the roof – and retain a prestigious trophy – when he appears at the Mod on Friday.
A young clarsach player found the time for a walk up Ben Nevis the day before her competition.
It’s been a busy time for Alasdair MacMhuirich from Islay as he qualified for the men’s Mod Gold Medal yesterday morning.
A local family were glad they interrupted their holiday in the Lake District to attend the Mod, for young Holly Dodman, one of the youngest clarsach players in the competition, won the Lawrence McDuff cup yesterday.
Special tributes are being paid during the Gaelic cultural festival to the man known as the Modfather.
A teenager from Islay lifted the Highland Society of London Trophy for solo singing at the Mod yesterday.
A young songbird from the Isle of Lewis has won the An Comunn Gaidhealach silver medal.
It was double delight for the Smith family at the Mod yesterday as twins Holly and Lucy won the David CB Maitland memorial trophy for singing a duet.
Two teenagers hit the right note with the judges at the Mod yesterday as they picked up prizes for their solo singing.
Stories about one of the most popular Scottish characters of all time have now been translated into Gaelic.
Youngsters from Dingwall were celebrating yesterday after winning the top prize in the under-13s folk group competition at the Mod.
An elderly couple’s love of Gaelic music and culture has taken them to so many Mods over the years that they have lost count.
Talented young people from all over the country gathered at Lochaber High School on Saturday for the Mod’s traditional musical events.
Two special tributes will be paid this week during the Gaelic cultural festival to the man known as the Modfather.
One of the performers at the Royal National Mod in Lochaber was asked to take over another important role at the festival ahead of his first competition at the weekend.
The Home Office is trying to settle a row over a ‘stateless’ teenager from the Western Isles.
All children at school in Scotland would benefit from speaking and recognising a few basic Gaelic words, according to a local MSP.
The Scottish Government is to become a key funder of the Royal National Mòd.
A talented singer and teacher from Mull, who was presented with the Gaelic Ambassador of the Year award yesterday, admitted she was “speechless” when she heard the news.
Homes in a Lochaber village will be “tagged” so that an alarm goes off if they are approached by a pensioner who carried out a campaign of intimidation.
A Fort William man who exposed himself narrowly avoided a jail sentence yesterday.
For a staple of the Scottish diet for generations, it still has a touch of glamour at this time of year.
A new £14million hydro scheme in Lochaber is now up and running.
The widow of a popular Highland league footballer who died last week led the teams on to the pitch yesterday ahead of a special match in his memory.
More housing is one of the top priorities for Lochaber, local councillors have agreed.
A traffic study which aims to improve journey times through Fort William will begin before the end of the year.
Major repair work to the notorious A82 – costing almost £900,000 – was announced yesterday.
Police have narrowed the time frame in their appeal for a missing 63 year-old man who is believed to have started cycling from Fort William to his home in Fife.