Associated People: MacNeill, Mr Neil, Scarinish (1900 - )

2014.108.5

Photograph of shags on a rocky point in the 1960s

V117

Sepia photograph of about 40 shags taking off from a rocky point on Tiree`s shore in the 1960s. The photograph was probably taken by Dr Kennedy, out on a fishing trip with Willie MacNeill, The Land – Barrapol, and Neil MacNeill, Scarinish (Niall an Tailleir). Shags were once part of the Tiree diet.

2014.108.1

Photograph of the old lighthouse at Scarinish, 1962

V113

Black & white photograph of L-R: unknown, unknown and Neil MacNeill, Scarinish (Niall an Tailleir), standing by the old lighthouse at Scarinish in 1962. It was removed when the new building was built (see V114). (accession includes a digitally restored copy: `V113 restored`)

2014.108.2

Photograph of the building of the new Scarinish Light in 1962

V114

Black & white photograph of L-R: unknown, Neil MacNeill, Scarinish (Niall an Tailleir), his son Neil MacNeill, and unknown, during building works of the new Scarinish Light (the square building) in 1962. The old lighthouse, which was removed, is in the background. (accession includes a digitally restored copy: `V114 restored`)