DUNOON TO HOST THE ROYAL NATIONAL MOD OCTOBER 2018
Written by Archie Fergusson on 21/10/2017
Officially closing the Loch Abar Mod 2017 the final event took place on the streets of Fort William, as the massed choir made its way along the High Street for a final sing-a-long.
Angela Johnson receives the Mod Flag from Ronald Cameron of the Lochaber organizing Mod committee
Dunoon’s Angela Johnson Representing the 2018 host town Dunoon Local Mod Committee excepted the Royal National Mod banner in the traditional ceremonial handover from this year’s hosts saying
“I am delighted to be here with you all today to accept this flag and to take it forward to Dunoon as the host town for the 2018 Royal National Mod.
Our Convenor and committee send their sincere congratulations to An Comunn and the Lochaber local committee for what has undoubtedly been a very well organised and successful MOD 2017.
Our plans are moving apace and we are looking forward to seeing you all and to meeting with you in Dunoon a year from now. The Gaelic festival will return to Dunoon for the eighth time next year, taking place from 12th-20th October next year.”