Tag Archives: an talla


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 452, 09/10/2009

Local news: school children visit the Tobermory lifeboat at Scarinish; community windturbine update; Will Wright completes Big Ben Nevis triathlon; Lunch Club to continue; advice on flu vaccinations; An Talla news; TRD applies for funding for cinema at aution mart; forthcoming Tiree Wave Classic; letters to the editor – bad house-building practices; announcement of public meeting regarding management of increasing numbers of campervans and caravans; swine flu on the increase; Michael Holliday announces Tiree house design surgeries; review of Crofting Reform bill; RSPB news by John Bowler.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 443, 29/05/2009

Local news: Tiree’s voluntary firefighters; Tiree 10K success; blind art exhibition to raise funds for Baugh Church re-development; Windsurfing club swim clinic; vacancy for Tiree Ranger/Access Officer; new prescription forms from Baugh surgery; acknowledgment of Prof. Donald Meek; dinghy sailing course; visit by/to Spirit of Adventure cruise ship; reporter’s notes about the exasperation of locals to visitors’ careless driving; notice of public consultation for draft Crofting Reform Bill; composting tips; letter responding to a criticism of the ‘Cows for Africa’ sponsorship drive; request for helpers for An Talla.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 427, 11/10/08

Local news: rock drilling at Ruaig; interview with Bernie Smith; access; council urges residents to measure their carbon footprint; council welcomes Marine Bill; An Talla news; Tiree Environmental Action and Recycling news; Tiree-Glasgow flight to be run by Flybe instead of Loganair.


Newsletter `An Tirisdeach`, No. 432, 13/12/08

Local news: Christmas parties; interview with Santa Claus; An Talla news; Christmas message from the Provost of A&B Council; primary children visit the Post Office; sheep scab alert; Skerryvore winter tour; RSPB information; SWRI Christmas party and Commemorative Bench.


Photograph of international flags surrounding An Talla in 2006

Colour photograph of An Talla in spring 2006 surrounded by international flags for the A` Bhuain homecoming for Tiree diaspora. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.



Photograph of a packed audience in An Talla in 2006

Colour photograph of An Talla`s main hall at full capacity (and some more) during a performance of the Napier Commission play in 2006. The play was written and performed for the A` Bhuain homecoming of the Tiree diaspora. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.



Photograph of a play about the Napier Commission in An Talla in 2006

Colour photograph of Tiree amateur actors on stage in An Talla during the A` Bhuain homecoming in spring 2006. The play was based on the Napier Commission of 1883 held to investigate the living conditions and treatment of crofters in the late 1800s. On stage are (L-R): Barbara MacIntyre, Gott; John Fletcher, Balemartine; John Bowler, Balephuil (as Lord Napier); unknown group; Danny Lapsley, Caoles; unknown at lecturn; `Bear` MacKinnon, Balinoe; Mark Beese, Kilmoluaig; John MacLean, Balephuil; Alasdair `Billy the Post`; Rebecca Wright, Heylipol; unknown children. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.



Photograph of a dance held during A` Bhuain 2006

Colour photograph of people dancing in An Talla during the A` Bhuain homecoming for the Tiree diaspora in spring 2006. L-R: unknown; unknown; Jessie Gray, Balemartine; unknown; Flora MacLean, Druimfraoich; Louise MacDougall, Scarinish; Liz and Danny Lapsley, Caoles; unknown; Michael Holliday, Baugh (background); Jaclyn Langley, Scarinish (background); unknown dancing with Lynsey Gray, Balemartine. Original held on CD in filing cabinet 10 drawer 1.