#JBGEntAwards2015 with a Highly Commended sprinkling of #Gaelic seasoning!

Scotland's Gaelic Marketplace

Having arrived back at the head office a couple of hours ago after today’s JBG Enterprise Awards, it has given some time for reflection of the day’s activities.

The Leader of Glasgow City Council, the Principal of Strathclyde University and the Chair of Jobs and Business Glasgow all gave speeches at the start of the morning – but only after after listening to a trio of Gaelic songs from the children of Coisir Sgoil Ghàidhlig Ghlaschu. This took me by surprise, put pleasantly so.

The choir cast my mind back to an AGM of the GCVS a few years ago and during my time running Glasgow’s Gaelic Meetup. That was the first time I had heard the Sgoil Ghàidhlig Glaschu choir singing. Then it was especially special for the headmistress as the Albany Building where GCVS is now based used to be the old Gaelic school for the West End.

So already, before the Awards got off…

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