Mod in Western Isles in 2011

THE Royal National Mod will be staged in Western Isles in 2011.

Western Isles MSP Alasdair Allan welcomed today's announcement saying: "I am delighted that An Comunn have awarded the 2011 Mod to the Western Isles, and going by the four previous Mods that have been in the Western Isles it will be a success.

"Tribute should be paid to those who put the successful bid together."