Local news including Highland Show success for Ruaig and Heylipol farms; interview with Gordon Connell, Crossapol; MBE for CalMac`s Eric Ruthven; forthcoming Feis Thiriodh; RSPB information; `Gaelic Onboard` sessions on CalMac ferries; primary 6/7 school trip to central Scotland; Ena Kerr – new president of the Tiree Association; merit prize awarded to Eoghann M MacLean, Tiree High School; Tiree Agricultural Show home industries schedule.
DVD of a tribute to Gordon Connell`s accordion teaching on Tiree, 2013
DVD of a tribute to accordion teachers made by MG Alba in Gaelic to be screened at Feis Thiriodh 2013, beginning with Gordon Connell, Crossapol, who has been teaching accordion at Tiree High School since the 1970s. Includes footage of Tiree landscapes, dancing in the old community hall, a photograph of Murray Omand, and interviews with Angus MacPhail, Ruaig, Flora MacPhail, Ruaig, Dr John Holliday, Balephuil, and Alastair MacLean (Billy the Box), Barrapol.
Colour photograph of the Tiree pipe band playing outside the Scarinish Hotel in the 1980s.
The Tiree pipe band playing outside the Scarinish Hotel after a regatta in the 1980s. L-R: John Currie, Balinoe; Willie MacLean, Balinoe; Mairi Brown, Balevullin; Iain MacDonald, Balemartine; Gordon Connell, Crossapol; Lachie Campbell, Cornaigbeg; Morag MacArthur, Caoles; Stuart Langley, Kirkapol.
Black and white photograph of Tiree High School football team in the early 1970s.
Tiree High School football team in the early 1970s with teacher Gordon Connell. L-R: (back) Hugh ‘Doodan’ MacArthur, Caoles; Lachie MacFadyen, Scarinish; Iain MacKinnon, Balephetrish; goalie Raymond Clark, Barrapol; George Straker, Mannal; John Neil Brown, Cornaigbeg; Hugh ‘Paddy’ MacInnes, Salum; (front) Archie MacFadyen, Balemartine; Douglas Rowan, Crossapol; Russell MacIver, Kilmoluaig; Donald ‘Dote’ MacDonald, Vaul; John Omand, Balephetrish; Alasdair MacInnes, Ruaig. The boy leaning over on the left is Murray Omand, Balephetrish.
Colour photograph of the staff at Tiree High School in the early 1970s.
The staff at Tiree High School in the early 1970s. L-R: (standing) Bob Eaves, English; Gordon Duncan, Science; Paul Beresford, French; Gordon Connell, Modern Studies; (sitting) Margaret Eaves, Primary; Bill Rowan, Technical; Roy MacPherson, Head 1970-1979; Cath MacPherson, Primary; Jean Cross, Home Economics; Tom Robertson, Art.