Sgoil Lionacleit hit a high note with win at Pipe Band Championships

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Sgoil Lionacleit Pipe Band are returning home victorious today (Monday) after winning a Gold at yesterday’s Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships.

The school band fought off stiff competition from 21 other schools in the Debut category to win first place.

Prizes were presented by Mike Russell, Cabinet Secretary for Education and Lifelong Learning.

Entries are already being invited for next year’s competition and more details can be found at

Pictured are the band at the Meeting of the Bands event held at the Macleod Stone in Harris last March. Playing alongside the former world champions St Laurence O’Toole Pipe Band and all the local adult bands, the young band shone with their impressive performance.