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New Gaelic song inspired by US President Trump

A NEW Gaelic song inspired by US President Donald Trump’s pledge to build a wall along the Mexican border has helped a 16-year-old clarsach player to Mòd success.

Milngavie’s Mairi Callan who attends the Music School of Douglas Academy, won The Glendale Quaich last Wednesday, singing two songs with self-accompaniment. One of the songs, Togaibh na Drochaidean, Leagaibh na Ballachan (Build bridges, knock down walls) may have received its first outing during the competition. It was originally a poem by Professor Donald Meek, with music and a special arrangement for Mairi by Mary Ann Kennedy.

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