Mull singers all smiles after hitting top notes in Oban
MANY Mull folk were successful in the Royal National Mòd in Oban this year, and several trophies were brought home on the ferry.
Mull Gaelic Choir brought home five pieces of silverware from the rural choirs competitions, scoring extremely high marks in the competition.
They were delighted to win, for the second year running, the rural choirs’ Sheriff MacMaster- Campbell Memorial Quaich, the Selma Shield for Gaelic and the Grace Robertson Memorial Baton for the highest music marks.
They came second in the Puirt a Beul competition by only one mark and won the Calum Robertson Trophy for the highest marks in Gaelic in this competition.
The Mull choir also won a new trophy, the John Lockie Trophy, for highest aggregate Gaelic marks over their three competitions.
Carol MacLean from Tobermory won the Sarah Weir Memorial Trophy in the Mull and Iona Song competition, and Donna Dugdale was placed second in the Traditional Singing Competition.
The Mull contingency were in fine voice at this year’s event.