he children’s competitions are well underway at this year’s Royal National Mòd in the Western Isles. Islay Junior Gaelic Choir, led by choir master Arlene MacKerrell, won three trophies in choral singing competitions. The choir, all under 19, walked away with The Queen Elizabeth (1937) Coronation Trophy, The Martin Wilson North Berwick Trophy and The Tom Crawford Trophy.
Children of all ages took part in drama competitions at the Royal National Mòd in the Western Isles today. Gaelic Drama club Clann Thròndairnis won both the under 13 Action Song and under 13 Drama awards.
At this year’s Royal National Mòd in the Western Isles, twin sisters Rowan and Rebecca Morris, aged 9, of Port Ellen Primary School won this year’s under 13 duet competition for Gaelic learners, walking away with the The Angus MacTavish Memorial Trophy.
At the Royal National Mòd in the Western Isles today, puppeteers Sonia Gardes, Charlotte Allan and Beth Frieden led an interactive performance across various locations in Stornoway, combining Gaelic story-telling with an interactive yoga and puppet display.