BBC News: Runrig guitarist Jones collapses

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BBC News: Runrig guitarist Jones collapses

Unread postby ruighean » Tue Mar 10, 2009 2:17 pm

BBC News wrote:Malcolm Jones, guitarist with the band Runrig, is seriously ill in hospital after collapsing at Waverley rail station in Edinburgh on Sunday.

It is understood he had been playing with band-mate Iain Bayne on the Black Isle north of Inverness and had been returning to his home in Fife.

A spokesman for Runrig confirmed that he had been taken ill and said they wished him a speedy recovery.

The band's tour of Germany, Austria and Switzerland has been cancelled.

A statement on the band's official website said: "We regret to announce that guitarist Malcolm Jones has been taken ill and as a result we have been forced to cancel the forthcoming tour of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

"We are deeply sorry for the short notice and obvious inconvenience that this will cause. Ticket holders should contact their vendor for refunds.

"We will give you more information as soon as possible. However, in the meantime we are sure you will join us in wishing Malcolm a speedy recovery."


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Unread postby ruighean » Tue Mar 10, 2009 4:15 pm



Taing a Niall, chan fhaca sin.
Gèidh.uk - Na naidheachdan LGDT as ùire le fòcas àraidh air naidheachd Albannach.
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Unread postby GunChleoc » Wed Mar 11, 2009 9:15 pm

Bha mi airson am faicinn a-nochd :(

Tha mi 'n dòichas gum bidh e nas fhèarr ùine nach bi fada!
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Unread postby Coinneach Cìr » Fri Mar 13, 2009 4:23 pm

Gu dearbh tha mi 'n dòchas gum bi e nas fheàrr a dh'aithghearr.

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Unread postby GunChleoc » Fri Mar 13, 2009 8:49 pm

Bha e air a chasan greis a-nis

Làrach Runrig wrote:We are delighted to inform you that Malcolm is now recovering well. Doctors and hospital staff are delighted with his progress and today he has been up and about briefly. He will continue to undergo further tests to determine what, if any, further treatment is required.
We would like to take this opportunity of thanking you for your kind thoughts and messages of support – they are of great encouragement to Malcolm’s family at this time.
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Unread postby Coinneach Cìr » Sat Mar 14, 2009 12:18 am

Deagh naidheachd. Ceud taing NCT.