In the coveted Traditional Silver Medal competitions at the Royal National Mòd in the Western Isles yesterday, the girls medal was won by Màiri Callan aged 15, of the High School of Glasgow, with Eòin Cuimeanach. 13, of Gairloch High School winning the boys award.
Màiri also walked away with the An Comunn Gàidhealach Silver Medal in the same afternoon.
Earlier, His Royal Highness, The Lord of The Isles visited the Mòd in Stornoway.
Prince Charles sat with President of An Comunn Gàidhealach, John Macleod, as they enjoyed a performance from this year’s Traditional Girls (11-12) singing competition.
The Prince cut a special cake celebrating the 125th birthday of An Comunn Gàidhealach, organisers of the Royal National Mòd,
Prince Charles met with with several competitors, performers, volunteers and staff of An Comunn Gàidhealach, organisers of the Royal National Mòd.
The Gaelic Learner of the Year award was presented to 30 year old Carmine Colajezzi by Prince Charles,
The award acknowledges a Gaelic learner who has made significant steps to becoming fluent. Carmine moved to Scotland five years ago where he first heard Gaelic after a cycling tour of the Western Isles.
He then moved to Skye where he enrolled at Sabhal Mòr Ostaig to further his language skills.