Ceòlas wins HIE sponsored Gaelic award

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Gaelic music summer school based in South Uist, Ceòlas, have won the HIE sponsored ‘Gaelic as an Economic Asset’ award at the Scottish Gaelic Awards 2014, which took place at the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow last night (Wednesday).

The prestigious ceremony honours the very best in learning, achievement and development across all sectors of society and celebrates the great work being done by and for Gaelic in every corner of Scotland.

Ceòlas received their award from HIE Board member Iseabail MacTaggart.

She said: “HIE and our partners are delighted to promote projects which celebrate people who are finding innovative ways of using Gaelic as an economic asset and we congratulate all those who were shortlisted, and in particular Ceòlas on their achievements.”

Hosted by Gaelic broadcaster, Cathie Macdonald, the event is sponsored by the Daily Record, HIE, Bòrd na Gàidhlig, Education Scotland, and MG ALBA.