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Author: Archie Fergusson

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  The Royal National Mòd (Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail) in Lochaber continues today  as the Children’s competitions heat up. Day four at Scotland’s biggest Gaelic Cultural Festival sees thirty competitions takes places across poetry, drama, song and music, for young Gaels aged 5-19.   In the Fringe, workshops to help parents teach their children to […]

  Last night saw the return of Scotland’s biggest Gaelic cultural festival Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail (The Royal National Mòd) to Lochaber for the first time in ten years.  This year’s event, which is organised annually by An Comunn Gàidhealach, is expected to bring a record number of participants, representing areas that haven’t been witnessed at the […]

  John Morrison, Chief Executive of An Comunn Gàidhealach, said: “Janet MacDonald has dedicated her life to the Gaelic cause and we are delighted to see her awarded the prestigious Gaelic Ambassador of the year award by the Scottish Government. Her contribution to the Gaelic cause through education, performance and in helping the organisation  of local […]

We are very sad to hear of the passing of Dunoon music stalwart Ian Wilson. Here is Ian at the Cowal Gathering Ceilidh Tent in August with members of local band Heron Valley. RIP Ian…     FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS ANNOUNCED Ian’s Funeral will take place: Friday 13th October, 1.00pm  at Greenock Crematorium- 1 South Street, […]

Glasgow’s Park Bar a well known popular venue for many of our DCR97.4FM listeners have released a nineteen track CD to celebrate their 50 Years of Ceilidh Music, some of you listeners may have heard DCR97.4 Presenter Ian Wison playing tracks from the CD on his West Coast Ceilidh Programme on a Monday night including a […]

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of fellow volunteer, fellow presenter and friend Ian Wilson. Ian had been broadcasting his DCR West Coast Ceilidh programme for the last seven years with listeners from all over the world whom he held in the highest of regard and felt that each one was […]

To view posts from our old website dating all the way back to 2008 please click the link below. This will open up a text file where you can read through them to your heart’s content. We will make these a bit more eye-catching in the future and hopefully re-upload them as individual posts as […]