On the night

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14th November 2018
2018-11-14 18:30:00 2018-11-14 22:45:00 Europe/London Scottish Gaelic Awards 2018 As part of the Daily Record's drive to celebrate all aspects of Scottish culture, and following the success of the 2017 Gaelic Awards, we are proud to launch the 2018 campaign with headline sponsors Bòrd na Gàidhlig. Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow Julie Ritchie julie.ritchie01@reachplc.com

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Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow

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Lounge suit

Running order

6.30pm - Champagne Reception

7.00pm - Guests seated

7.15pm - Welcome

7.30pm - Dinner

9.15pm - Awards Ceremony

9.45pm - Entertainment

10.00pm - Awards Ceremony

10.45pm - Closing Speech

Host Cathy MacDonald

Cathy MacDonald

Cathy Macdonald is a freelance bilingual broadcaster and producer from the Isle of Lewis.

She currently presents a live daily features lunchtime programme, for BBC Radio nan Gaidheal, in her native Gaelic language, and is one of the regular presenters on the Religion and Ethics programme, Sunday Morning With, on BBC Radio Scotland.

Cathy's most recent television credits include live programmes for The Royal National Mod, to be held this year in Dunoon, as well as BBC Alba's hugely popular live New Year show, Ceilidh na Bliadhn' Ùire. She fronts documentary and features programmes for the Gaelic Channel BBC Alba, through a number of independent programme makers, as well as regular contributions to BBC Radio Scotland features programmes.

Music Inyal


Inyal are fast developing a reputation as a band capable of weaving disparate styles together in captivating fashion, and have already appeared on the BBC and RTÉ as a result. The band features Josie Duncan on vocals, Hamish Macleod on electronics and guitars, Owen Sinclair on drums, Robbie Greig on fiddle and Conal McDonagh on pipes and whistles.