Am Mòd ann an Ameireaga a Tuath - The Mòd in North America
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Join us as Liam Cassidy, Scott Morrison, and Rick Gwynallen discuss those events known as a Mòd, a celebration and competition of Scottish Gaelic verbals arts with over 130 years of history in North America. 

William Cassidy (Liam Ó Caiside): President of An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach; Board Member of Sgoil Gàidhlig Bhaile an Taigh Mhóir; and co-founder of Gàidhlig Photomac.

Scott Morrison (Scott MacIlleMhoire): Co-founder and Ceannard Sgoile (Head of School) of Sgoil Gàidhlig Bhaile an Taigh Mhóir.

Rick Gwynallen: Co-founder and Administrator of Sgoil Gàidhlig Bhaile an Taigh Mhóir; Board Member of An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach

This year has seen an explosion of interest in local or regional gatherings. In 2023, there has been a Mòd in New York City for the first time since the 19th cenury, the first ever Mòd in Kentucky, and a longer standing Mòd at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games in North Carolina. In August there will be a new Mòd in Maryland, and in November An Comunn Gàidhealach Ameireaganach - The American Scottish Gaelic Society, will hold the 36th US National Mòd / Mòd Naiseanta Aimeireagaidh.

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