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THE Royal National Mòd is to return to Inverness in 2014 for the first time since the annual celebration of Gaelic arts, music, culture and language was last held in the Highland capital in 1997.
C77 Two-Part Harmony (under 13) (Caledonian MacBrayne Trophy)
1. Còisir Òg Lochabair.
2. Bun-sgoil Bruach na Muilne.
A SEVEN-year-old schoolboy scooped the Alasdair McInnes Cup for story-telling at the 107th Royal National Mod in Caithness with his Gaelic recitation of an ancient folk tale about a boy whose magnificent piping scares away rival pipers from Skye.
GAELIC's premier event, the Royal National Mod, comes to Caithness today for the first time in the event's 118-year history with some in the area still critical of spending on the language.
SISTERS Morven, ten, and Isla Jamieson, four, were amongst the Gaelic learners from primary schools across the city taking part in the Edinburgh Gaelic Mod this weekend.
MONTHS before the Gaelic showpiece, the Royal National Mod, people in Caithness are being asked whether the language plays a part in the area's culture.
ORGANISERS have hailed a festival celebrating Gaelic culture as a success after an estimated 9,000 people flocked to the week-long event.
ORGANISERS hailed as a success a festival celebrating Gaelic culture after an estimated 9,000 people flocked to the week-long event.
AN ESTIMATED 9,000 revellers have flocked to Oban for the 106th Royal National Mod.
Dingwall Gaelic Choir snatched victory from Glasgow by just one point in a nail-biting finale to the Royal National Mod competitions in Oban last night.
THA barrachd agus barrachd de dhaoine a' gabhail pàirt anns a' Mhòd, le àireamhan gu sònraichte fallain ann am farpaisean na cloinne.
CHA bhiodh Mòd 'na Mhòd gun rudeigin a bha 'na adhbhar deasbaid aig na farpaisich. Am-bliadhna, b' e an riaghailt gum feumadh iad òrain dhe'n taghadh fhèin a chur chun a' Chomuinn ro dheireadh an Lùnastail, air neo gun cailleadh iad trì comharran air son a' chiùil agus air son na Gàidhlig.
THUIRT Ceann-Suidhe a' Chomuinn, Iain MacLeòid, san òraid fhosglaidh aige nach eil gu leòr de Ghaidhil a' cur luach sa chànan aca – gun robh i fhathast 'na dàrna roghainn aig móran. Dh'iarr e air na Gaidhil "tilleadh dhachaigh" don chànain aca.
TWO talented singers yesterday won the prestigious Gold Medal at the Royal National Mod in Oban.
THE ROYAL National Mod may have to change its rules to accommodate an increase of thousands of children applying to take part in events.
A MULTI-TALENTED Glasgow schoolgirl has excelled in a host of competitions at the Royal National Mod in Oban this week.
IT IS known as the whisky Olympics, where forearms are strengthened by hoisting drams and throats lubricated by liberal doses of the "water of life".